Tag: #ricotta

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Spinach Ricotta Picnic Pie

This spinach ricotta pie is the ultimate summer picnic comfort food.  This tart is beautiful when it is cut up after it is cooled down as it exposes the hard boiled eggs and is ideal for outdoor entertaining. Although the number of eggs in this recipe seem a lot, you can omit the hard boiled eggs but the idea is to cut it up … Read More Spinach Ricotta Picnic Pie

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Very quick no-bake ricotta and greek yogurt flan

For a very quick summer dessert that requires no time spent in a hot kitchen this is a sweet that can be prepared in under 5 minutes provided you have all the ingredients at hand. You will need: 1 ready made Sponge flan 800g ricotta 100ml Greek Yoghurt 100g Sugar or the equivalent in stevia 300g candid peel and chopped dark chocolate (ratio according … Read More Very quick no-bake ricotta and greek yogurt flan

Roasted Red Pepper and Ricotta Salad

A layer of ricotta topped with smoky sweet and soft strips of red pepper is a perfect sharing plate for summer.   It is finished off with light scatterings of capers, black olives, pistachio nuts, fresh basil leaves and of course a drizzle of olive oil.  I can think of nothing more welcoming during a summer alfresco night in the garden. How to roast the … Read More Roasted Red Pepper and Ricotta Salad

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Crustless vegetable and ricotta pie with Maltese Gbejna

‘This ‘pie’ is so incredibly quick to make. It is literally an all in one and the ground oats give it a great texture and absorb the liquid that the raw vegetables release to give it body and remove any hint of sogginess. Serve warm or cold, so incredibly delicious and packed with vegetables. It is quick and easy to prepare and economical and has been one of the most favourite recipes of this year’

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Baked baby zucchini stuffed with ricotta [6 ingredients, gluten free]

I use small Zucchini [Qarabali/marrows], round mini ones that I harvested this week. Here is the shrub and we ate these vegetables literally within a couple of hours from when they were harvested. You cannot get much fresher than that !

Lemon Ricotta Linguine with Lamb’s Lettuce

‘This is a perfect light pasta dish for the summer prepared in the same amount of time it takes to cook the pasta’ 500g linguine salt for pasta water For the sauce: 1 cup reserved pasta water 150g lambs lettuce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice 200g ricotta 75g parmesan Lemon Pepper to season To Serve: Freshly grated … Read More Lemon Ricotta Linguine with Lamb’s Lettuce

Salad Tart

‘And I used the ricotta and hazelnut crust  to make another salad tart.  Simply allow the crust to cool, crumble up 200g ricotta  and arrange it on the crust, top with a mix of finely chopped fresh herbs and chopped nuts and I used a mix of pistachios and hazelnuts  .  Then simple layer hard boiled eggs and tomatoes, a sprinkle of olive oil … Read More Salad Tart

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Date and Ricotta Muffins

‘I sometimes use ricotta instead of butter or oil to make these delicious date muffins. They are unbelievably quick to make and I use the rub in method

Anton’s Ricotta and Almond Tart

I adapted Anton’s recipe with no added butter and no sugar and for the crust you will need:

Baked Ricotta and Peach “Cheesecake”

Follow follow follow me on facebook x I love this new bake which we featured this week on TV. Simple and straighforward to make with a light texture, much lighter than that of a traditional baked cheesecake. This has no added processed sugar, no gluten and no butter. You will need: 250g plain biscuits, i used gluten free and sugar free 750g ricotta 125 … Read More Baked Ricotta and Peach “Cheesecake”

Coconut Chocolate Bakes, no added refined sugar, no added fats

d  This bake contains no butter and no added refined sugar.  You will need: 200g flour 100g  coconut 125g ricotta 2 tablespoons agave 2 drops good vanilla extract grated zest of half an orange 1 egg cold water 200g dark chocolate and 1/2 tablespoon olive oil to decorate plus roasted chopped almonds (optional) Preheat the oven to 170C.  Sieve the flour.  Add the ricotta/ … Read More Coconut Chocolate Bakes, no added refined sugar, no added fats

Parsnip Soup with Sesame Ricotta Crunch

Winter calls for soups and parsnip makes a most delicious one. They are not the most popular vegetable here but I think that this will be enjoyed by most. You will need: 1 spoon olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and roughly chopped 3 cloves garlic, peeled and roughly chopped 1/2 teaspoon ginger 4 , peeled and chopped into chunks 2 potatoes, peeled and … Read More Parsnip Soup with Sesame Ricotta Crunch