Sardinian Ricotta Cake

Torta di Ricotta

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Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

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Although ricotta cakes in various guises appear all over Italy, my favourite is this one, also from the beautiful island of Sardinia. You must be certain to use the freshest ricotta for this dessert, or alternatively use whipped cream cheese. What I like most about this cake is its light, lemony flavour and its rather odd texture. It should be crisp on the outside, and soft and slightly custard-like on the inside. It is perfect for afternoon tea, or to serve at the end of a meal with some s