RICOTTA CHEESE (HARD, BAKED) KG 1,8

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RICOTTA CHEESE (HARD, BAKED) KG 1,8

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The Baked Ricotta Cheese is a typical Sicilian cheese mainly used in Messina and Catania Provinces. Its preparation follows the ancient techniques of ageing and baking of fresh ricotta cheese.

Taste, Serving Tips and Wines: This tasty ricotta cheese is ideal for grating over pasta; it is a very important ingredient of Sicilian Pasta alla Norma (with tomato sauce, aubergines, baked hard ricotta cheese and basil) or Pizza alla Norma. It is excellent also as a table cheese (when not too aged) and to enrich an original starter dish. Very good when combined with a Passito wine.

Weight: 1.6 Kg* Area of Origin: Sicily, mainly Messina and Catania provinces Ingredients: milk whey, milk, salt Production: This type of cheese is prepared covering fresh ricotta with salt before putting it in the oven. Every ricotta cheese is baked at a temperature of 130°-140° degrees for 2-3 hours and for 3-4 days. Appearance: The baked ricotta cheese has a amber typical colour due to the oven baking process


TYPE: RICOTTA CHEESE



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