Ricotta Salata

061aDelitia Ricotta Salata, dried and salted is a sheep's milk cheese from Sardinia. The meaning of the name is "re-cooked" and "salted". The cheese is made from the whey of the sheep milk used in the production of Pecorino Romano. Firm, yet tender, it is very white in color and has a mild and sweet taste. It is ideal for grating and has a high nutritive value and high gastronomical level.


Country of Origin: Italy
Cheese Type: Pressed curd, rindless
Milk Type: Sheep
Wine Pairing: Smooth white wines (Vermentino di Gallura, Nuragus, Chardonnay)