Homemade Ricotta cheese made with fresh milk and cream, is so delicious, and an easy way to learn about the cheesemaking process!
Add the lemon juice or vinegar, give it a stir, and turn off the heat. Now leave the mixture to rest and separate into curds and whey for 5 minutes WITHOUT stirring.
Then prepare a bowl with a fine mesh sieve lined with cheesecloth. Strain the mixture and let it sit undisturbed for 20 minutes for a light creamy texture, or an hour for a firmer texture.