With all due respect to De Gaulle and his countrymen, I would happily forgo each and every one of France's 246 cheeses for 1 wedge of gorgonzola. For me, it is the king of cheeses, the queen of cheeses, the grand empress of cheeses. This dish is my way of paying respects to it, although I own I am perfectly happy to eat it all alone (both me and the cheese). If you want cheese at the end of a dinner party, then this is the way to do it. And while it's not an Italian recipe, it is entirely Italian in inspiration. For me it's Autumn in Milan cast in food.
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