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ricotta

Syllabification: ri·cot·ta
Pronunciation: /riˈkätə
 
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Definition of ricotta in English:

noun

A soft white unsalted Italian cheese.
Example sentences
  • There are also low fat alternatives to dairy products such as low fat cream cheese, ricotta, cottage cheese, cheddars and yoghurts.
  • Cheese has as much relevance now as it does in winter; especially the fresh goat cheeses and lighter cheeses such as feta, ricotta and mozzarella.
  • Skim ricotta can replace cream cheese on a bagel or in a vegetable dip.

Origin

Italian, literally 'recooked, cooked twice'.

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