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Homemade Hard Ricotta (Paneer)

Homemade Hard Ricotta (Paneer)

Video Recipe - Cheese production seems like something dark and mysterious. But it really is not. Especially the cheeses that does not have to be aged can be easily made at home. The Italian Ricotta and its cousin, the Indian Paneer, are both very easy to make, and incredibly useful for cooking.

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