Mascarpone cheese

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Mascarpone cheese is a thick Italian cream cheese that is similar to French crème fraîche. It is used to enrich sauces or desserts and may also be sweetened and flavored for eating on its own. Look for mascarpone, sold in small tubs, in Italian delicatessens and specialty-food shops.

For other cheese varieties, see American, añejo, asadero, bel paese, blue, brousse de brebis, cabrales, caciotta, cheddar, colby, cotija, cream, Emmenthaler, farmer, feta, fontina, goat, Gorgonzola, Gorgonzola dolcelatte, gouda, gruyère, Jarlsberg, kasseri, Kefalotiri, manchego, Maytag, mizithra, Monterrey jack, mozzarella, panela, Parmesan, pecorino, provolone, queso fresco, ricotta, romano, roquefort, Stilton, Swiss, and taleggio cheeses.