Mascarpone is an ancient Italian cheese made out of fresh cream originated in the heart of Abbiategrasso near Milan, coagulated by the mixture of some acidic elements such as lemon juice, vinegar, and citric acid. Mascarpone has a smooth and creamy texture with no lumps. The flavor is milky and slightly sweet, with a tangy finish. Mascarpone has a high butterfat content which brings out the very rich, buttery flavor. Mascarpone cheese can be used to enhance the taste of pasta and can be added to thicken soups and add garlic and fresh herbs into mascarpone for a creamy dip
- Make a quick dessert of fruits salad adding mascarpone cheese to it!
- Use it as a substitute of whipped cream to doll up your desserts!
- Use it in soups and pastas to give them a thicker and creamy consistency!