Robiola Cheese Pairings and Serving Suggestions
The various types of Robiola are very different depending on the type of milk used and the conditions of curing.
How to use Robiola cheese
Robiola can be used in many recipes.
- Inviting appetizers: mix Robiola with ham (or sausage), smoked salmon or tuna and spread on some bread;
- First course dishes: use it to make pasta sauces with chopped pistachios, mushrooms, artichokes or olives.
- Salads: Robiola combines with the flavor of rocket or chicory; add celery slices and chicken strips. You can sweeten your salads substituting celery with apple. Garnish with pomegranate seeds or walnuts.
- Desserts: mixed with Ricotta or yogurt, Robiola cheese can be used to prepare a good cheesecake.
Pairing Robiola with jam and honey
Serve fresh Robiola with acacia honey or almond mostarda. Orange jam or apricot jam are perfect paired with aged Robiola.
Pairing Robiola with wine and beer
As to wine, serve fresh Robiola with a glass of Langhe Chardonnay or Roero Arneis, whereas aged Robiola can be better tasted with a glass of Verduno Pelaverga or Dolcetto di Dogliani.
Lovers of beer will appreciate Robiola di Roccaverano, a delicious goat cheese, served with Weiss beer: in fact, the bitter flavor of the cheese perfectly combines with the sweetness of this beer.