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What can I substitute for gorgonzola?

I have a lasagna recipe which requires 200g of gorgonzola, crumbled. Is this cheese widely available at supermarkets or is there an alternative I could use? The recipe is for 'spinach and ricotta lasagna with pine nuts'.

Dr. Gourmet Says...

Gorgonzola cheese is an Italian blue cheese. Look for a mild blue cheese as an alternative. Saga blue cheese is a Danish cheese that's milder and widely available.

Timothy S. Harlan M.D.
Dr. Gourmet
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