Mascarpone is a very mild and creamy cream cheese. It is made with 70% cream and 30% milk. The name “mascarpone” comes from Lombardy and derives from mascherpa or mascarpia, which are the words for cream in their dialect. Mascarpone is a creamy cheese specialty from Italy. It does not contain any salt or preservatives and is used as an ingredient for desserts such as tiramisù and pastry fillings as well as in savoury delicacies. Mila is a major producer of mascarpone, which it exports worldwide.