Origin of ricotta
Examples from the Web for ricotta
Mozzarella, ricotta and burrata all come from the south of Italy; feta is from Greece.
Fed up with using half of a store-bought container of ricotta cheese, Petrit Husenaj embarked on making his own.
The next time I go to use it, my ricotta has turned into a Petri dish and is now the only other living thing in my apartment.
The saltiness of ricotta salata and olives make this simple root vegetable a meal.
The ricotta with fresh basil that Benton loved on homemade pizza.
Like Ricotta, this is such a popular cheese all over America that it is imitated widely, and often badly, with a bitter taste.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
Word Origin for ricotta
kind of Italian cottage cheese, 1877, earlier ricoct (1580s), from Italian ricotta, literally "recooked," from fem. past participle of Latin recoquere, from re- "again" (see re-) + coquere "to cook" (see cook (n.)).