I thought the process of making the cheese was suprisingly easy, however i felt it very wasteful. It takes half a gallon of milk, but once you get all the curds the milk will produce you are left with more than half of the boiled milk still left. I guess to decide if it’s really worth it i need to look at the price of ricotta and milk and see how they compare.
Also to make the full recipe of the gnocchi you need to DOUBLE the ricotta recipe- instead of using a gallon of milk i just halved the recipe for the gnocchi- and it was just enough for two people. We really liked the gnocchi, the sauce was really mushroomy, we probably wouldn’t eat it again, but i am going to try making the gnocchi with store bought ricotta next time and see how it goes, because it was delicious!
The Recipe for the Ricotta is HERE and the Gnocchi HERE