Ricotta: Ricotta (Italian word meaning "which has annealed") is a fresh Italian cheese (20 to 30% fat), made from the whey of other cheeses (cow's, sheep's or sheep's milk or goat cheese, separated or mixed).
The ricotta keeps the shape of its molding container.
Legend has it that it was the Italian Catholic religious Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) who taught the recipe for ricotta.
Of Italian origin from the regions of Piedmont and Lombardy, ricotta is ...
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