To get the Ricotta to slip out of the pack, simply put a small slash into the bottom of the tub - this lets the air out and stops the suction which inhibits the cheese from slipping out.
Lightly cooked fruit is the ideal dessert choice to end a heavy winter meal. Pear is one such fruit that stand up well to poaching. Poaching is an extremely easy process which results in a perfectly cooked and sweetened fruit. Watch the video to know the recipe for White Wine Poached Pears and Baked Ricotta.