Recently I spotted this Smitten Kitchen post about making home made super rich Ricotta and being a Smitten fan and a complete cheese making dork (have you noticed?) I leapt across to take a look at what she was up to on the cheese front. Read more
Ricotta is an Italian whey cheese, made from the left over whey when making other cheeses. The name Ricotta literally means ‘cooked again’ which explains what happens when making Ricotta.
Which can be made from sheep, cows and goats milk whey. Ricotta can not be made from the whey of acid-set cheeses as the protein has already been used in the original cheese. Read more