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The ricotta soaks up the floral olive oil. All you need to do is to put it straight on the table with crusty bread and serve some wine. Supper in a moment.


You will need:

fresh ricotta

good olive oil

sprig of fresh mint

sprig of fresh thyme

2 teaspoons peppercorns

zest of 1 lemon

  1. Roll the ricotta into small balls and place in a ceramic dish or glass jar.
  2. Add some sprigs of mint and thyme.
  3. Sprinkle with peppercorns and lemon zest and pour enough oil over to cover the cheese balls.
  4. Store in the fridge.


Here's my recipe for FRESH RICOTTA

Photography by Food+Styling by Valerie Aikman-Smith | Photography by Staci Valentine

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