Cheese #7 (Pinna Ricotta Salata).

A dried aged ricotta, new to me. Intriguing to say the least so we’re giving it a whirl. I was told it’s good for baking so that’s the plan.

Upon unwrapping I gave it a tasty tasty. Dry yet moist, crumbly like feta with a nice mild saltiness. Made from sheep’s milk I couldn’t wait to get it into a dish and fully dig in.

I instantly thought lasagna.

Homemade noodles from scratch, two sauces from scratch (red and white), roasted zucchini, of course the ricotta and topped with a smokey mozzarella. It’s embarrassing to admit but J and I ate the whole damn pan, giddy up!

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2 Comments

  1. Posted October 24, 2011 at 5:32 am | Permalink

    Whole Foods has such a great cheese department, doesn’t it? I go crazy whenever I’m there. And heck, that lasagna looks so good, I think we’d ALL eat the entire pan. ;)

  2. Posted October 24, 2011 at 6:39 am | Permalink

    Carolyn – Love Whole Foods selection. The people behind the cheese are very nice and helpful too. Oh and they were thin pieces Carolyn, yeah thin pieces *ahem*.