Olympus Ricotta is made from the whey leftover from making Olympus Halloumi.
We cook the whey and then add fresh cow’s milk to create the characteristic white, smooth, fresh curd cheese with a mild, creamy taste and thick texture.
Olympus Ricotta is a good source of calcium and magnesium. Being low in salt and fat (about 10 percent), it is an ideal food for people who are health-conscious.
Our award-winning Ricotta is widely used in baking, Italian cuisine and is also ideal to serve as a breakfast food or dessert with fresh fruit.
Olympus fresh Ricotta is ideal for spreading and is perfect for recipes like Ravioli. Refer to our “recipes” for other recipe ideas.
Olympus Ricotta contains whey, pasteurised cow’s milk, salt and acetic acid.
Storing Our Ricotta
Olympus fresh Ricotta should be stored in an airtight container below 4degC and consumed within two days of opening.
Olympus Ricotta is available in
300g vacuum packed portions
850g wheel with strainer
2kg wheel with strainer basket
Olympus Ricotta recently won a Silver Medal in the 2018 Dairy Industry Association of Australia Dairy Product Competition, and a Silver Medal in the Queensland 2018 DIAA Awards.
Delicious recipes and food ideas using Olympus Ricotta
Try this delicious lemon ricotta pasta with rocket, which is a great weeknight meal featuring healthy ricotta in place of heavy creamy sauces.
A flavoursome lemon ricotta pizza which is lifted with fresh rocket, garlic and toasted pine nuts. A sophisticated pizza showcasing ricotta at its best.
Take Olympus baked ricotta, grill some peaches until they’re sweet and caramelised and add pops of crispy pancetta. A perfect salad.
What better way to showcase the soft, open texture of Olympus Ricotta than with this ricotta and cherry tomato tart featuring fresh basil and parsley?
This creamy ricotta coffee mousse is a beautiful dessert for lovers of coffee and cream. With only 3 ingredients – it’s simple yet oh-so satisfying.
Baked Ricotta with Roasted Grapes – a delicious idea for a cheese plate. Olympus Ricotta is baked with herbs and garlic served with jammy roasted grapes.
Try this amazing spinach and cannelloni recipe. Its flavour-packed, decadent and showcases the creaminess of Olympus ricotta at its best.
Creamy Olympus ricotta cheese and an abundance of blueberries and raspberries makes this decadent Ricotta and Berry Dessert Cake hard to resist!
Creamy Olympus ricotta cheese is whipped with mascarpone to create the perfect topping for sweet grilled white peaches. A healthy yet decadent dessert idea.
Try these 3 delicious ricotta pancakes for Pancake Day! Try low carb lemon, buttermilk and dark chocolate ricotta pancakes with creamy Olympus Ricotta.