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Mascarpone recipes

Mascarpone

A thick, creamy, soft Italian cheese with a high fat content (40 per cent). Mascarpone is an essential ingredient in the Italian coffee trifle tiramisù and is great in cheesecakes.

Preparation

Mascarpone can be used in savoury and sweet dishes. It is good for stirring through savoury sauces to thicken and add a distinct rich flavour. Serve it with fresh fruit, use it in cheesecakes, as a cake filling, or as a topping for desserts. It can be flavoured with various ingredients such as lemon or lime juice and zest, crushed nuts or dried fruits to add taste and texture.

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