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Ricotta Cheese


Taste Profile

It has mild sweet taste.

Usage Tips

  1. It can be used in making cookies, pancakes, gnocchi, cheesecake and also can be added to salads.


Ricotta Cheese is a creamy-white italian whey cheese made from cow, sheep, goat's milk. It is made by regulating the proteins that are left while making cheese.

Health benefits

  • Fats present in Ricotta Cheese helps in good brain functioning.(1)
  • It is very good for the nervous system as it contains omega 3, 6 fatty acids.(1)
  • It contains zinc which helps in building immunity.(1)
  • It is a good source of calcium and phosphorus which is very helpful for strengthening bones and teeth.(1)
  • It contains Vitamin A which is very good for skin and vision.(1)
  • It is very good for pregnant women as it contains vitamin B12 which helps in red blood cell formation which supports the circulatory system of the mother and prevents anemia which is caused by B12 deficiency.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose fresh, soft and creamy ricotta cheese that has slight grainy texture. Avoid if it smells rancid.

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