This is a traditional, unpasteurized, hard cheese made from skimmed cow's milk. The drum shape has a hard, sticky, yellow to orange rind. Parmigiano Reggiano weighs 75 pounds and must be cut with a saw. The aroma is sweet and fruity, the color yellow, and the taste is fruity. This cheese is primarily used as a grating cheese, and is a great topping for soups, pasta, veal, chicken, or salads.