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Ricotta Passita

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Ricotta Passita

Organic Ricotta with Mountain Herbs 

8-10oz piece.

As featured in Wine Spectator, cousin Nunzio’s ricottas are listed in the Slow Food Book of Italian Cheese and Ark of Taste. This is an organic, sheep's milk ricotta from Abruzzo with a seasoned exterior.   It is made from organic, raw "Sopravvissana" sheep  milk whey, seal salt, rennet and mountain herbs.  The cheese is basket aged for the first month and then allowed to mature and ripen for two months or more in the cave. This is an earthy, farm-made cheese. It's and aged for 3 to 9 months and is pungent and full of life; its herbed exterior of pereroncino, thyme and rosemary imbues flavor and color. The milk tastes of the wild herbs and flowers the sheep graze on. The dark skin forms from the microbes in the cave interacting with the herbs, similar to Scorza Nera.


Sheep, Aged 3-9 months

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  • Ricotta Passita

    Posted by Claire on 23rd May 2020

    The ricotta is a firm slicing cheese with a very nice flavor. It is great with crackers or bread . It was delicious and I highly recommend it .

  • Cheese

    Posted by R.W. on 10th Jan 2017

    The Ricotta Passita is out of this world! I have never tasted anything like it. Melts in your mouth and goes superbly with the Olio extra virgin Terre del'Abbazia and Miele di Castagna along with a slice of pear on a water cracker. Highly recommended all 3 products

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