Definition of Gorgonzola in English:


Line breaks: Gor¦gon|zola
Pronunciation: /ˌɡɔːɡ(ə)nˈzəʊlə


[mass noun]
A type of rich, strong-flavoured Italian cheese with bluish-green veins.
More example sentences
  • No need to make a special cheese sauce, simply stir in easy-melt cheeses such as Gorgonzola and mascarpone and some crème fraîche.
  • The cheese plants produce several types of specialty cheeses including traditional Swiss, baby Swiss, smoked Swiss, cream cheese, Neufchatel cheese, Danish-style blue cheese and Gorgonzola.
  • You'll need a soft ripened cheese, such as Brie or boursault; a firm cheese, such as an aged cheddar or Parmesan; and a blue cheese, such as Roquefort or Gorgonzola.


named after Gorgonzola, a village in northern Italy, where it was originally made.

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