Serve the ricotta
The ricotta can now be eaten, plain or flavoured, or covered and chilled for up to 48 hrs. To flavour the cheese, try gently stirring through one of the combinations above. The 3 savoury ideas work well spread on hot toast and topped with sliced tomatoes, while the sweet option is lovely with fresh fruit and honey. Find more inspiration for using fresh ricotta here.
4 flavour ideas (optional)
1. 10g chopped thyme leaves and 1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest
2. 15g finely chopped flat-leaf parsley and 1 crushed garlic clove
3. 1 finely chopped red chilli and 30g chopped, stoned black olives
4. A little vanilla extract or ground cinnamon