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
British Dictionary definitions for ricotta
Word Origin for ricotta
Word Origin and History 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.)).