Ricotta is an Italian dairy product. It is made from whey, which remains after the preparation of mozzarella or other cheeses.
Ricotta is an Italian dairy product. It is made from whey, which remains after the preparation of mozzarella or other cheeses. As a result of heating the whey and some manipulations, albumin (lactaalbumin) protein is extracted from it, which cannot be obtained during the preparation of mozzarella.
Ricotta has a slightly sweet taste, it is a component of baking and many desserts: cannoli, tiramisu, cakes and cream. Ricotta is also used in recipes for lasagna, the traditional Pastiera Easter bread, and savory pies. However, there is not always a physical and financial opportunity to purchase ricotta, since this product is quite expensive.
Many people have a question: is it possible to replace ricotta with something in recipes? If you will be using ricotta in dishes that will then be cooked, replace it with sweet, fresh, non-wet cottage cheese.
Recipes with cottage cheese
For work, we need fresh, sweet, fairly dry cottage cheese, a metal sieve, a bowl, a spoon.
Partially place the cottage cheese in a sieve, which is placed over a bowl.
Rub the cottage cheese through a sieve.
Our ricotta replacement is ready to go.
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