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Ricotta Bread Swirl

A light bread which is a delight to eat if you love ricotta.


  • 350 gr Flour 00

  • 350 gr Durum wheat flour

  • 200 gr Ricotta cheese

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 pinch of salt

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1 sachet dried yeast

  • Water to make a soft dough.


  • 1.

    Dissolve the yeast in a little water and knead all the ingredients with a tablespoon of olive oil and a pinch of salt.

  • 2.

    Allow the dough to rise an hour in a warm place covered and protected from drafts.

  • 3.

    After an hour work the dough and let rise again for half an hour.

  • 4.

    Transfer the mixture into a 25 cm greased baking dish and using your fingers create a swirl and place in the dish

  • 5.

    Then massge the surface with an emulsion of water and oil and sprinkle a pinch of salt and bake in the oven at 50 °C until the bread starts to swell around the edges.

  • 6.

    Then raise the temperature of the oven to 180 °C until it forms a crust and is nice and brown

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