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The Best Mascarpone

Tiramisù is just the tip of the iceberg for this creamy Italian cheese. But does it matter which one you buy?

By Published July 1, 2017

What You Need To Know

Mascarpone is a soft, creamy cow’s-milk cheese from Italy that’s both slightly sweet and slightly tangy. It’s versatile enough to be used in sweet applications (in tiramisù or tarts, dolloped on berries, or drizzled with honey) and savory dishes (stirred into pasta or risotto or served alongside baked or roasted potatoes). It’s an acid-set cheese, which means that the cream and/or m...