Parmigiano Reggiano - cow's milk hard cheese 10-16 oz/300-500 gr, Italy. Italian Parmigiano Reggiano cheese is a prestigious cheese, unique for its inimitable quality originating eight centuries ago in the area between Parma and Reggio Emilia. It contains a concentration of highly nutritious substances. Seven quarts of milk are needed to make each pound of cheese. Slow, natural aging produces an unparalleled taste, easy digestion and substantial nourishment. Compliments: This cheese goes well as an addition to soups, salads, pasta dishes and veal/chicken. Appropriate wines: Strong Merlot from Napa or Tokay from Hungria.