Tag: Gnocchi

Stinging Nettle Ricotta Gnocchi

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Stinging Nettles are available at Farmer’s Markets if you don’t have them growing wild where you live.  Be careful, they really do sting if you don’t wear gloves when handling

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Veal Shortribs

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I am a huge fan of both shortribs & oxtails. They have such a delicious unctuous texture when braised in a sauce  made with stock, wine & chopped vegetables. They

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Italian Sausage Cacciatore

One day I decided to make a cacciatore using sausages instead of chicken. Why not? You could serve the cacciatore with polenta,** roasted potatoes with rosemary,** gnocchi** or with a short, tubular pasta.  And…when the weather co-operates, why not brown the

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Hazelnut Brown Butter Sauce

This was our first course last Thanksgiving, followed by a roast of pork. Sensational. The gnocchi were very light and delicious. The addition of locally sourced hazelnuts found at our Farmer’s Markets makes for an outstanding dish. 1 ¼ lbs. russet

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Butter Sage Sauce For Gnocchi

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

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Tomato Sauce For Gnocchi

Here’s another Tomato Sauce that I created to dress gnocchi  made with either potato or ricotta cheese.  It is really good on other pasta too.  I like it on “shapes” (my name for short pasta). 2 cups tinned Italian plum tomatoes, chopped 2-3

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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 which were made by the owner’s wife. Just like little pillows;

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