From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ricotta is an Italian fresh whey cheese made from the whey of sheep's milk or cow's milk.[1] Whey is a watery liquid that separates from curds when cheese is made.[2] Ricotta is soft, grainy and white. It can be used in Italian desserts like cheesecake or cannoli or in dishes like lasagna. It contains protein and is a dairy product.

References[change | change source]

  1. Tyler Herbst, Sharon (2001). The New Food Lover's Companion. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series. pp. 516. ISBN 0-7641-1258-9.
  2. "What Is Whey Cheese?". Retrieved 2021-05-12.