Definitions

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  • n. A blue-veined Italian cheese, made from cow's milk.

Etymologies

From Italian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mary liked gorgonzola, is just not a way to get me into a book.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • I have never had devil’s club before but gnocchi in gorgonzola sauce is really good.

    Recipe for Devil’s Club Gnocchi (or Spinach Gnocchi) with Gorgonzola Sauce

  • The perfect combination of salty and sweet are given by pears and four cheeses stuffed inside big purse-shaped pasta (fiocchi), floating in what can be called a gorgonzola and walnut soup.

    FIUSM.com

  • At first bite, the gorgonzola is a nice, rich tease before the heady, thick (but not too thick) gravy sauce permeates your palate.

    The News Tribune Blogs

  • Her exaggerations and inaccuracies are obvious when in the descriptions of the fig flatbread she describes the "goat cheese" There is no goat cheese, it is gorgonzola which is related to bleu.

    Broward-Palm Beach New Times | Complete Issue

  • There's a small window of opportunity to book by email over a few days in October, prompting a flurry of obsequious reservation requests from millions of foodies to try delights such as gorgonzola moshi and floral candyfloss

    New Scientist - Online News

  • I do like gorgonzola, so I guess the stinky cheese answer is yes.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • For more casual eating there is a Panini menu with roast Porchetta ($16) or slow-roasted short ribs and gorgonzola ($18).

    Fried Rabbit and Salumi

  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal The "Tavern Burger," pictured here, comes with gorgonzola cheese, red onion, garlic aioli and a side of french fries.

    Lunch at the Tavern

  • I crave their summer gazpacho, fried olives, pizza with figs, gorgonzola and balsamic vinegar, the seared salmon, and lastly ... the "bostini" trifle -- that 1200 calorie extravaganza that is not to be missed.

    Alexis Swanson Traina: So You're Visiting Napa for the Weekend: Day 2

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  • Named after the town where it is (wrongly) thought to be made. Nice sound though ...gorgon.
    "James, set loose the gorgonzola."

    December 19, 2007