American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A soft Italian cheese that resembles cottage cheese.
- n. A similar soft cheese made in the United States.
- n. soft Italian cheese like cottage cheese
- Italian cooked again (Wiktionary)
- Italian, from Latin recocta, feminine past participle of recoquere, to cook again : re-, re- + coquere, to cook; see pekw- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But you need to make sure that the ricotta is well drained, so you can place it in some cheesecloth and let it drip over a bowl in the refrigerator overnight, so that the filling will not be too liquid.”
“Myriam, what a delicious post - I'm a true believer that ricotta is good paired with almost anything.”
“PS: Do you think ricotta is a good substitute for mascarpone here?”
“True ricotta is poverty food intended to wring the last bits of protein from milk by reheating the whey that's left from making another cheese (hence the name ricotta - or recooked).”
“19 April 2007 21: 22 myriam said ... village vegan - we like to recycle. so of course do we use winebottles not just for centrepieces but also as a tool in the kitchen! yey! patricia - i agree. ricotta is so good. i always keep a glass full of some homemade ricotta in the fridge. sometimes i eat it pure on bread with some honey and pesto. just delish!”
“Ricotta Crostini with Fresh Thyme starts with a batch of homeade ricotta, which is then whipped w a little milk and sea salt.”
“The flavor is delicate and fresh and best suited to dishes in which the ricotta is the star and not mixed with a million other things like in lasagna.”
“This pasta would have been better off described as ricotta and potato anolini as that is what could be tasted.”
“It was also the first time I tasted salted ricotta, which is a very special thing in Sicily.”
“When people started saying 'ricotta' instead of 'ree-goht' I didn't even know what that was.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘ricotta’.
everything cheese,expressions like
stiff cheddar,turophile's heaven
a work in progress
List words that sound ugly, regardless of meaning
As much fun to say as they are to eat.
being items relating to food, cooking and the kitchen.
Included are many Italian dishes that so many pronounce wrong. Which is highly annoying since no one ever even tries to pronounce them right!
Food that makes me go "Mmmmm"
"Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese." -- G.K. Chesterton
(Those that I can find at the grocer's. I haven't earned enough Cheese Connoisseur Points to even consider ...
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