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Ricotta Salata (salted ricotta)

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mrotmd Mar 12, 2009 06:37 PM

Any suggestions for a cheese similar to Ricotta Salata, but has to be kosher. Thank you

  1. goodhealthgourmet Mar 12, 2009 07:25 PM

    farmer cheese or feta.

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      GilaB Mar 12, 2009 08:16 PM

      You could try draining regular ricotta cheese to a denser, crumblier texture, then salting it.

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        DeisCane Mar 13, 2009 06:19 AM

        ...and then letting it sit for 3 months in your cellar. :-)

        I think there are a couple with microbial rennet but I don't think I've ever seen kosher. As suggested, try salted farmer cheese. Feta is too dry and too salty, imo.

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          GilaB Mar 13, 2009 07:33 AM

          I didn't say it was an excellent replacement, but it's probably no further off than feta.

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            DeisCane Mar 13, 2009 07:56 AM

            I wasn't criticizing at all. I was actually saying that's how the process could be completed.

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