Ricotta is a soft, unripened Italian curd cheese. It is the byproduct of the whey of other cheeses. It is sweet in flavor and grainy in texture. Ricotta is used often in Italian sweets (most notably Cassata alla Sicilian) and in savory dishes as pasta stuffing. Back to the top
a fresh, soft, grainy white cheese used in Italian recipes both sweet (cheesecakes, etc.) and savoury (e.g., lasagna, manicotti).
An un-ripened soft and creamy Italian ewe's milk curd.