Definition of mascarpone
: an Italian cream cheese
Recent Examples of mascarpone from the Web
A thin layer of smoked mascarpone tops the veal tartare in a marrowbone.
Agnolotti filled with English peas, mascarpone and lemon zest, and arrayed with pea shoots, carrots and rhubarb curls, will be a treat for as long as the season permits (which is to say, not much longer).
For the dessert course, Maki made a zucchini, manchego cheese, and caramel popcorn and peanut fritter topped with apricot honey, mascarpone and yuzu whip, and fresh raspberries.
Slather melon with lightly sweetened mascarpone, scented with lime zest.
Brazilian puff pastry is layered with mascarpone cheese and pear compote, with red wine gelatin — in cubes!
Combining cream cheese, sour cream and heavy cream will create a mixture with taste and consistency similar to Italian mascarpone, which is expensive.
A dense pound cake was slathered in blueberry-mascarpone frosting.
This recipe from our intrepid food writers suggests bacon or pancetta, plus other gourmet options like mascarpone.
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Origin and Etymology of mascarpone
Italian, from Italian dialect (Lombardy) mascarpón, augmentative of mascarpa cream cheese
First Known Use: 1932See Words from the same year
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