Ricotta vaccina fresca tradizionale dell’Emilia-Romagna, Puina, Puvina*

Ricotta vaccina fresca tradizionale dell’Emilia-Romagna, also known as Puina or Puvina, is a traditional fresh cow’s milk ricotta cheese from the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. It is a popular and widely consumed cheese in the area, known for its creamy texture and delicate flavor.

This traditional ricotta can be found in various towns and communes of Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, Parma, and Reggio Emilia. It is available in several local stores and shops, such as La Bottega del Cheeseo in Bologna and Caseificio Rosola in Modena.

One popular recipe that features Ricotta vaccina fresca tradizionale dell’Emilia-Romagna is Torta degli Addobbi. This is a traditional cake made with ricotta, sugar, eggs, and lemon zest, baked until golden and served as a dessert.

Another delicious recipe is Tortellini di Ricotta, where the fresh ricotta is mixed with Parmigiano Reggiano, nutmeg, and egg, then used as a filling for homemade tortellini pasta. These delicate and flavorful tortellini are typically served in a rich broth or with a light tomato sauce.

Ricotta vaccina fresca tradizionale dell’Emilia-Romagna has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and quality. The specifications for this cheese include:

– Made from fresh cow’s milk
– Produced in the Emilia-Romagna region
– Traditional production methods
– Creamy texture and delicate flavor

Sources:
– “Ricotta vaccina fresca tradizionale dell’Emilia-Romagna” – www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it
– “La Bottega del Cheeseo” – www.labottegadelCheeseo.it
– “Caseificio Rosola” – www.caseificiorosola.it