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
Ingredients: Whey (from cows milk), Cream (from milk), salt, acidity regulator, cirtirc acid (E330).