If plants do suffer frost-damage, the best remedy is to cut out the affected parts in spring, once there are signs of new growth. As extra insurance, take cuttings from healthy plants in midsummer – they are easy to strike and will rapidly grow to flowering size. H CHEESEMAKING AS AN ART FORM JAPANESE DINING IDEAS The cheesemakers’ almost obsessive adherence to age-old methods and standards make Parmigiano Reggiano a truly original Italian cheese. In fact the restrictions governing its production extend even to the areas in which the cheese can actually be produced, namely the Italian provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena and parts of Bologna and Mantua. Unusual this may sound, but it doesn’t end there.