A soft Italian cheese that resembles cottage cheese. (noun)
A similar soft cheese made in the United States. (noun)
Examples of word ricotta
But you need to make sure that the ricotta is well drained, so you can place it in some cheesecloth and let it drip over a bowl in the refrigerator overnight, so that the filling will not be too liquid.
Myriam, what a delicious post - I'm a true believer that ricotta is good paired with almost anything.
PS: Do you think ricotta is a good substitute for mascarpone here?
True ricotta is poverty food intended to wring the last bits of protein from milk by reheating the whey that's left from making another cheese (hence the name ricotta - or recooked).
19 April 2007 21: 22 myriam said ... village vegan - we like to recycle. so of course do we use winebottles not just for centrepieces but also as a tool in the kitchen! yey! patricia - i agree. ricotta is so good. i always keep a glass full of some homemade ricotta in the fridge. sometimes i eat it pure on bread with some honey and pesto. just delish!