Cook book

Tart with a Mediterranean scent

By Editor Italy

A tart that marries the scents of the Mediterranean, such as that of lemon, with the sweetness of ricotta!

Lemon has a sour taste and, even if the combination with ricotta might seem risky, the two flavors go very well!

An easy and quick recipe to make, with a fresh and delicate taste that will conquer everyone at the first taste!


for the pastry:

  • 500 g of flour 00 (if you want, you can replace part of the flour with almond flour, to your taste!)
  • 250 g of butter
  • 250 g of sugar
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 eggs

For the ricotta cream:

  • 500 g of ricotta cheese
  • 5 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 whole egg


  • Homemade lemon jam


  1. Quickly mix all the ingredients for the pastry, form a loaf and place it in the refrigerator for half an hour.
  2. Prepare the ricotta cream by mixing ricotta, sugar and egg.
  3. Roll out the pastry, spread the lemon jam.
  4. After the jam, put the ricotta cream
  5. Decorate the tart to your liking
  6. Bake at 180 degrees for at least 30 minutes.