They sell all kinds of Italian groceries here but the store is dominated by cheese, which hangs from the ceiling, is stacked in giant bricks and soaks in buckets of brine. There are all kinds of European-style cheeses here, but the thing to check out is Grande Cheese's own brand of cheese, made at their factory/retail outlet at 175 Milvan Drive. They also have outlets in Richmond Hill, Maple and Woodbridge.
|Sette fette balls|
|Provolone, a mild cheese that hails from southern Italy.|
|Or you can play bocce with this provolone, if you prefer.|
|The store's cheese expert, Anna Maria, says bocconcini, fresh mozzarella and romano are their best sellers.|
|Want a bit of parmesan with your meal? These $170-bricks should last you a while.|
|The pear-shaped passitti cheese was creamy, like mozzarella but better|
|Friulano cheese is named after Italy's Frioul region. This was one of my favourites.|
The Orfus Road location of the Grande Cheese Factory Outlet is open Monday to Friday 9 to 7, Saturday 9 to 6 and Sunday 9 to 5.
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