HOMEMADE RICOTTA RECIPE

Yesterday afternoon, Cody and I had a bit of time on our hands and decided to make some ricotta. It was super easy and really fun.All we used to make Ricotta was whole milk, lemon, salt, a pot, a heat source, and a nut milk strainer bag. Here are some photos of the process:

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 Combine all ingredients and heat.    

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Once desired temp is reached (185F to 195F), remove from heat and let sit covered.

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Hang to let all of the whey drip out.

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Whey which can be used for brining other cheeses.

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The final product enjoyed with maldon salt, pepper and extra virgin olive oil.

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Final product with arugula, tomatoes, chickpeas, lemon, extra virgin olive oil.

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Needless to say, there is no ricotta left from yesterdays batch.  We are going to make more this week.