Tag: Gnocchi

Shortribs, Italian Style with Gnocchi

Beef Shortribs, Italiano

I am a huge fan of both shortribs and oxtails. They have a wonderful, unctuous texture when braised in a sauce of stock, wine and chopped vegetables. They do take a bit of prep., but once they are in the oven, that’s pretty much it. And I think a very good thing! And…there are usually […]

Saute Pan With Ingredients for Butter Sage Sauce
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Butter Sage Sauce For Gnocchi

Gnocchi only needs a light touch with sauces such as the following ones. Sage Butter Sauce (Version 1) 12 Tbsp. unsalted butter 8 large fresh sage leaves (or the equivalent if leaves are smaller) Freshly ground black pepper This will make enough butter sauce for 1 batch potato gnocchi Put butter into a sauté pan […]

Tomato Shown for Oven Dried or Roasted Tomatoes
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Tomato Sauce For Gnocchi

A simple Tomato Sauce that is the perfect thing to dress either potato or ricotta cheese gnocchi.  But…don’t hesitate to dress other pasta with it too.  I like it on “shapes” (my name for short pasta). 2 cups tinned Italian plum tomatoes, chopped 2-3 Tbsp. each EVO & butter 1 small clove garlic, minced 2-3 […]

Bowl of Potato Gnocchi
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Basic Potato Gnocchi

Up until I received “Lidia’s Italy” cookbook as a Christmas gift a few years ago, I had never tried to make gnocchi. We used to buy gnocchi from an Italian store/deli made by the owner’s wife. Delightful little pillows; so no need for me to! Sadly the closed and we were forced to give it […]