Homemade ricotta is easy and amazing: Here’s how to make it
Soft, white and lightly sweet, fresh ricotta cheese is so good it can transform any dish, whether dolloped over hot pizza, folded into a favorite sauce or spread over crispy baguettes
And when it’s homemade, ricotta is so good it can stand alone, eaten with nothing more than a sprig of mint and a spoon.
And preparing ricotta requires only a few simple ingredients and takes little effort and time to prepare. Here’s the easy and satisfying recipe.
Classic Homemade Ricotta
1/3 cup lemon juice or distilled white vinegar
1 cup heavy cream
1 or 2 sprigs of fresh mint
In a medium saucepan on medium heat, add milk and warm slowly until it reaches 200 degrees. (Use a food thermometer to check.) Milk should foam and begin to steam. Remove from burner…
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