1. morning glory

    Recipe Scalloped Potatoes with Saffron & Ricotta (low calorie)

    This is a great way to make a low fat potato bake. Its an easy recipe to assemble but you do need to allow at least an hour for the potatoes to cook through in the oven. This quantity is enough to fill a small baking dish or tin (approx. .5 litres/1 pt capacity). There are approximately 150...
  2. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Raspberry Ricotta Mousse

    Serves: 2 | Preparation time: 10 minutes Raspberries: 120 g Ricotta or fresh cheese: 100 g Digestives or oat biscuits: 4 Brown sugar: 2 tbsp Method Rinse the raspberries under cold running water and dry them with a clean tea towel or with some kitchen paper. Put the raspberries in a food...
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    Raspberry Ricotta Mousse.jpeg

  4. morning glory

    Recipe Beetroot Pasta with Spinach & Ricotta

    This is an easy dish to make if you have ready-cooked beetroot. You can use the cooked beetroot sold in the supermarket (not pickled). The magical transformation of plain pasta to a dramatic pinky red is great fun. You can use any shape of pasta you like. I used giant Paccheri Rigati because it...
  5. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Chestnut Crêpes with Ricotta & Persimmon Cream

    Makes: 5 to 6 crêpes | Preparation time: 10 mins | Cooking time: 12 mins Ricotta: 350 g Chestnut flour: 150 g Whole milk: 250 ml Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO): 9 ml Persimmons, ripe: 2 Eggs: 2 Icing sugar: 1 tbsp Butter, unsalted: as needed Dark chocolate: to taste A pinch of salt Method...
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    Ricotta and Tuna Fish Balls.jpg

  7. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Ricotta and Tuna Fish Balls

    Serves: 4 | Preparation time: 15 mins | Cooking time: 15-20 mins Canned tuna: 240 g Ricotta: 200 g Breadcrumbs: 100 g Capers: 15 g Eggs: 3 Sesame seeds: 3 tsp Anchovy fillets, 3 or Anchovy paste: 2 tsp Parsley: a handful Salt and pepper: to taste Evoo oil or Peanut Oil for deep frying Method...
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    Ricotta and Chocolate Rice Cake.jpg

    Ricotta is a light and creamy cheese with a delicate flavour. It’s quite low in fat, making it a good substitute for mascarpone. This cake is just perfect for breakfast, or as a treats for the afternoon tea, very easy to prepare and all ingredients work perfectly together.
  9. C

    Recipe Lemon Wheel & Ricotta Pizza

    I was afraid this would happen. Looking up lemon recipes, I found this. Have never made it, but it sure sounds different enough to try. You never know, so if you are looking for ways to use up lemon, this takes 3 of them. lol. Lemon Wheel & Ricotta Pizza 3 lemons, seeded and sliced crosswise...
  10. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Ricotta flavoured with coffee powder and Marsala wine

    Serves 2, Preparation time 5 mins, In the fridge about 1 hour Sweet Ricotta, 250 g. Brown sugar, 3 teaspoons Coffee powder, 2 teaspoons Sweet Marsala wine, a tablespoon Dark chocolate grated or choco drops, to taste Oro Saiwa Italian biscuits or your fave dried biscuits to crumble, 4 Coffee...
  11. morning glory

    Recipe Ricotta Style Saffron Cheese

    Home made soft cheese is super easy to make. I think it is sometimes called Farmer's Cheese in the USA. You need just 2 ingredients (milk and vinegar) and the magic happens! Usually any flavourings are added after straining off the whey - but as I wanted the saffron to heat up to colour and...
  12. medtran49

    Recipe Acorn squash and Italian sausage crostata with ricotta and honey

    It's from the Food and Wine magazine October 2018 issue. This could be made vegetarian by simply omitting the Italian sausage or replacing it with something like crimini or portabello mushrooms, though I would dry saute them first by themselves so they give off their excess liquid. I would...
  13. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Ricotta truffles

    Serves: 4 | Preparation time: 20 mins + 20 mins to rest Ricotta: 250 g Icing sugar: 70 g Cocoa powder, unsweetened: to taste Grated almonds, to taste Method Mix the ricotta with the icing sugar in a bowl, stirring thoroughly until the texture becomes homogeneous. Leave in the fridge to rest...
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