The sheep's ricotta cheese of Ragusa knows a long tradition remained intact over the years. Originally it was consumed only by shepherds and farmers, and many of them reached the age of one hundred thanks to the nutritional and beneficial properties of this typical product. Rich in protein, it contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, the good ones for the body health, and triglycerides that are great allies against cholesterol. Very important is the amount of vitamin D, present in a few foods helps prevent diabetes, stroke and hypertension; and the presence of A-E vitamins, known for their antioxidant power that helps fight skin aging and various skin diseases. Finally it is rich in magnesium, one of the most important minerals for our health, phosphorus that helps regulate metabolism, and calcium, very important for bone health. Usually, once tasted the Ragusa ricotta cheese, it's hard to choose another one: the intense, decided and enchanting taste, matched with its unique properties for the body wellness, makes it the Don Cannolo's main ingredient in the preparation of its Sicilian cannoli and cassatelle. Receive them with a click comfortably at home to enjoy intense moments of pleasure.
Thanks to Christine McIntosh for the shot at Ragusa.