Mascarpone is better known as an ingredient in tiramisu, but you can try it just as it is and enjoy its delicate creamy taste.
Mascarpone is cream cheese, which is produced near Milan. It is best known as one of the ingredients of delicious desserts, including tiramisu, but this cheese can be eaten as a separate dish too.
Mascarpone cheese is made from heavy cream and vinegar. Italians prefer mascarpone to butter on bread, and you should follow their example.
Buy mascarpone in a supermarket, make a few sandwiches and go to the park, where you can lay a blanket and enjoy Italian food, meeting the sunset.
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