Gnocchi

A last minute recipe to share with you all. I’ve been planning to make this all month and finally was able to get the time and the ingredients together last night, just in time to be a part of our Hazan Cookbook Guru for the month.
Enjoy,
Leah

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Homemade gnocchi is one of those foods that I thought would be difficult to make and had consequently never attempted to try.  I had visions of my dumplings being a messy glue that would dissolve at cooking or turn into bullets and leave us with a horrid pasty texture in our mouths.   Never one to be able to resist a challenge in my kitchen I got it into my mind to overturn this perception this month when the book of the month for The Cookbook Guru was Marcella Hazan’s Classic Italian Cookbook.   I thought if ever I’m going to be able to make these then the best place to start is learning from one of the experts in Italian food.

As the month has gone on one of my biggest hurdles to overcome was in finding the right potatoes.  Hazan recommends using Desiree or a similar waxy style…

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