Cow Ricotta 250g

Valle Verde

1 Piece (250g)

Country of Origin: Italy

AED 10.68

AED 15.25
Ricotta cheese is a versatile and creamy Italian cheese that is beloved for its delicate flavour and smooth, luscious texture. Made from the whey left over from cheese production, ricotta is a staple in Italian cuisine and widely enjoyed around the world. Ricotta cheese has a mild and slightly sweet taste, with subtle hints of freshness and tanginess. It is known for its incredibly smooth and creamy consistency, making it a delight to spread or spoon onto various dishes. The cheese is made by heating the whey from cow, sheep, or goat milk, then adding an acid or enzyme to promote coagulation. The resulting curds are then separated and drained, creating ricotta's characteristic soft and curd-like texture.
  • One of the distinguishing qualities of ricotta cheese is its versatility. It can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes, adding a creamy and rich element to countless recipes. In Italian cuisine, ricotta is a key component of classic dishes like lasagna, cannoli, and stuffed pasta. It can also be enjoyed in breakfast dishes, desserts, or as a simple spread on bread or crackers.
  • Ricotta cheese's creamy texture and mild flavour make it an excellent canvas for a wide range of flavours and ingredients. It pairs beautifully with herbs, fruits, honey, and various spices, allowing for endless creative combinations in the kitchen. Additionally, ricotta cheese is a nutritious choice. It is a good source of protein, calcium, and essential vitamins, making it a valuable addition to a balanced diet.
  • Whether you are indulging in a decadent dessert or adding a creamy element to a savoury dish, ricotta cheese brings a luxurious touch to any meal. Its smooth texture, delicate flavour, and culinary versatility make it a beloved ingredient in countless recipes and a cherished component of Italian gastronomy.

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Cow's milk, milk whey, salt.
Milk
Nutritional Information per 100g
Energy (kJ): 662
Energy (kcal): 158
Protein (g): 8.9
Carbohydrate (g): 3.2
Fat (g): 12.1
Water (g): 73.5
Halal: Yes
Lactose Free: No
Organic: No
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegan: No
Gluten Free: Yes
Store at a temperature of 2°C to 4°C
Plastic cup
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Recipes using this item:

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