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Ricotta

A soft Italian curd cheese made from whey, which is drained and then lightly ‘cooked’. It is light and creamy with a slightly grainy texture and delicate flavour. It's quite low in fat, making it a good substitute for mascarpone. Ricotta can be used on its own or in sweet and savoury dishes. It’s used in many Italian dishes, especially as a stuffing for ravioli or in pastries.

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