Sure, you grew up on store bought boxes of macaroni and cheese – but it’s time to upgrade. Thankfully, there’s an ultra-easy way to make mac n’ cheese memorable. Just use Il Villaggio Italian Cheeses! Read on to find out how a combination of artisan Italian cheeses and savory ingredients turns a bland children’s meal into a deeply flavored gourmet indulgence.
Smoky Mac & Cheese
Warm up your taste buds this winter with our recipe for smoky macaroni and cheese. Three Italian classics (Mozzarella, Asiago, and Parmigiano-Reggiano) make this cheese pasta irresistible. Smoky Italian speck adds a savory crunch, while the acidity of sun-dried tomatoes balance out the rich flavors.
Mascarpone & Fontina Mac & Cheese
A blend of Il Villaggio Mascarpone and Fontina cheeses makes for decadently creamy mac n’ cheese, with spectacular flavors. The nutty flavor of Fontina combined with the creaminess of Mascarpone is sure to please your pallet. Just don’t forget to add panko breadcrumbs for a crunchy top!
Mozzarella & Pecorino Romano Mac & Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes
For a classic macaroni and cheese dish with a sophisticated flavor profile, use Il Villaggio Mozzarella and Pecorino Romano. The Mozzarella cheese provides the fresh, milky, elastic texture you look for in a mac and cheese dish requires. Pecorino Romano adds a salty sharpness that’s a spectacular compliment. Add roasted tomatoes for a bit of acidity, and you have a gourmet mac and cheese!