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Homemade Ricotta

Tweet I love making fresh ricotta! In Italian, ricotta means “recooked” and is not actually cheese. Ricotta┬áis a by-product of making mozzarella. When mozzarella is made the left over whey is cooked again, transforming into ricotta … genius (Italians waste little). Technically, since we are only cooking this once, I suppose this isn’t even ricotta. […]

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