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Paesanella Dry Ricotta

Paesanella Dry Ricotta
Photo Credit: Paesanella Cheese Manufacturers
  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Australia

  • Region: New South Wales

  • Type: fresh soft, whey

  • Texture: firm

  • Rind: rindless

  • Colour: white

  • Flavour: creamy, mild, salty, sweet

  • Aroma: mild, sweet

  • Producers: Paesanella Cheese Manufacturers

Paesanella Dry Riccota is fresh, unripened cow's milk cheese produced by Paesanella Cheese Manufacturers in New South Wales, Australia. Ricotta word is derived from the Italian word recocta that means "recooked". Dry Ricotta is made from whey to which a pasteurised cow's milk and salt is added. Less moist than fresh ricotta and firmer than cottage cheese.

Dry Ricotta is white in colour and moist, firm, brittle in consistency. It has solid sweet creamy aroma with hint of salt.  It is used in many pasta dishes such as Ravioli and Tortellini. It goes well with gourmet dessert cakes and dips.

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