Taleggio ideal in grilled cheese sandwich
Posted: October 24, 2012 at 3:36 a.m.
The best cheese to use in grilled cheese sandwiches is a matter of everlasting controversy, but there is a very strong case to be made for taleggio. You can think of this soft-rinded Italian masterpiece as the Steely Dan of cheese: seriously funky, yet smooth and accessible. Unlike cheeses that lose their sharpness (like cheddar) or wonderfully dense texture (like gorgonzola) when melted, taleggio gets even creamier, richer, and tangier when broiled.
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Food, Pages 36 on 10/24/2012