mas·​car·​po·​ne | \ ˌma-skär-ˈpō-(ˌ)nā How to pronounce mascarpone (audio) \

Definition of mascarpone

: an Italian cream cheese

Examples of mascarpone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For your main, consider the Sorrentina (handmade gnocchi on a bed of tomato, mozzarella and basil), or the seafood- infused Risotto with mascarpone and a spritz of lemon. Shelby Knick, Forbes, 6 Oct. 2021 Try them with cheddar, brie, Swiss, blue, mascarpone, goat, queso fresco or cream cheese. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 14 Sep. 2021 Limoncello mascarpone cake, spumoni or tiramisu are dessert options. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 13 Sep. 2021 And speaking of figs (fanned over a tart with mascarpone cream and cooked with tamarind into ketchup), Julie Giuffrida gathers nine recipes as an ode to the end of summer. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 11 Sep. 2021 Essentially, high-fat dairy plus acid equals a thick and sultry mascarpone-like solution that’s much lighter than panna cotta, with a more concentrated citrus flavor. Soleil Ho, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Aug. 2021 Almost everything is spicy, but there are pockets of relief: a cool watermelon salad, with both fresh cubes and pickled rind, in a yuzu-honey vinaigrette; silky white grits with mascarpone and provolone. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 16 July 2021 One of those bites Bolourchi is particularly jazzed about is a cube of Hawaiian-style banana bread, topped with mascarpone cheese and white sturgeon caviar. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 July 2021 The bestsellers offering, $79, brings together some of the all-stars, including mascarpone and berries, with intensely flavorful swirls of bright berry jam. Regan Stephens, Fortune, 4 July 2021

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First Known Use of mascarpone

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mascarpone

Italian, from Italian dialect (Lombardy) mascarpón, augmentative of mascarpa cream cheese

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The first known use of mascarpone was in 1932

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17 Oct 2021

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“Mascarpone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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