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[mas-kahr-poh-nee] /ˌmæs kɑrˈpoʊ ni/
a very soft Italian cream cheese made from cow's milk. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for mascarpone
  • Using cow's milk, she also produces butter and mascarpone.
  • Adds some toasts and a little mascarpone, and you've got quite the snazzy little appetizer.
  • Top strawberries with mascarpone cream or whipped cream.
  • Delicate mascarpone cheese is a natural companion to sweet caramelized carrots in this brightly hued risotto.
  • After baking, these cookies are topped with a mascarpone cream and sprinkled with chocolate.
  • Spread half of mascarpone mixture evenly over amaretti.
  • Whisk one third of whipped cream into mascarpone mixture to lighten, then fold in remaining whipped cream until well combined.
  • Try the honeyed mascarpone tofu on baguette or the liver mousse with figs.
  • In a medium bowl, mix mascarpone cheese and sugar until creamy.
  • Spoon strawberries and juices on top of mascarpone in an even layer.
British Dictionary definitions for mascarpone


a soft Italian cream cheese
Word Origin
from Italian, from dialect (Lombardy) mascherpa ricotta
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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