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Homemade white cheese

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Homemade white cheese

Method

  • Place a pot over medium heat. Add the milk.
  • Measure the temperature of the milk using a kitchen thermometer so that it reaches 85ο C (185* F). It will take approximately 3-4 minutes.
  • When it reaches the desired temperature, remove pot from heat and add the vinegar.
  • Whisk. You will see the milk “curdling”.
  • Place a cheesecloth over a strainer and carefully pour the milk mixture in.
  • Strain to a bowl pressing by hand so that the liquids are drained and only the dry part remains on the cheesecloth. This is the ricotta.
  • Keep in a bowl covered with plastic wrap in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

To serve

  • Cut the tomatoes in thin slices, 0.5 cm thick.
  • Cut the bread in slices and decorate with multicolored tomatoes. Sprinkle with the ricotta and serve.

Tip

You can store the whey in a bowl or bottle in the refrigerator for 3-4 days or in the freezer for 3 months. You can use it when boiling pasta or add it to soups!

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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per 100 gr.

255
Calories (kcal)
13 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

14.0
Total Fat (g)
20 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

9.1
Saturated Fat (g)
46 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

18.0
Total Carbs (g)
7 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

18.0
Sugars (g)
20 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

13.0
Protein (g)
26 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

0.0
Fibre (g)
0 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.42
Sodium (g)
7 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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