Why Some Ricotta is Better Than Others
Okay, so you know the basics: great ingredients and great cheesemakers are essential to produce any great cheese. But what does it take to make a bad batch of ricotta? You may be surprised.
If ricotta is made solely with whey, which is actually the traditional way of making ricotta, there's less fat in the final product, and therefore a less smooth texture. That's one reason.
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