Patsy Ciavarro Recipe

Sammy Tomatohead's Homemade Riccotta

By Patsy Ciavarro Patsydo


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Serves:
4 cups of cheese
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I am a freak for heirloom recipes....I treasure them! This particular recipe I find is not cheap to make....but it is fun and something different. It makes about four cups.

Ingredients

1 gal
whole milk
1 qt
half and half
1 qt
water
3 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
sea salt
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 qt
buttermilk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat whole milk, half and half and water in a large pot until bubbles form around the side of the pan (approximately 180 degrees)
2
Add sugar and sea salt.
3
Mix the lemon juice with buttermilk and add to pot....you will see the curds start to form....cook another 20 minutes on low. Stir occasionally. Cool
and when cool pour into cheesecloth lined pot let the liquid drain out of it. Keep refridgerated.

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2 Comments

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Jul 15, 2012 - Patsy Ciavarro shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
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carolyn arena carena
Jun 18, 2012
How much Riccotta does this recipe make?