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Ricotta Recipe with Citric Acid

Looking for a cheesemaking recipe that’s perfect for beginners? Try this easy, quick whole-milk ricotta recipe, one of the easiest cheeses to make at home. Want to make it even easier? Pick up a cheesemaking kit to jumpstart your new hobby.

 

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Jessica at Cheese Grotto

Hi Corina! We are referring to powder so one teaspoon works great!

Corina

Is the citric acid liquid or powder? If I have powder, would I use 1 tspn?

Jessica at Cheese Grotto

Hi Cheryl! Ideally it would be pasteurized or raw milk and not ultra-pasteurized. UP milk has less calcium chloride in it due to the high heat treatment during pasteurization. Calcium chloride is a binding agent for cheesemaking, so sometimes UP milk yield little to no curd.

Cheryl

Does it matter if the milk is ultra pasteurized for this? I made it with UP milk & it was good but wanted to make sure…
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