Which cheeses are not vegetarian?
- Parmesan cheese is never vegetarian. Cheeses from a specific location need to follow a consistent recipe to be recognised as having specific names. In the case of Parmigiano-Reggiano, or Parmesan cheese, this means always using animal rennet.
- Grana Padano
- Gorgonzola. You can substitute blue cheese with alternatives such as vegetarian Dolcelatte.
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