GNOCCHI

Gnocchi is Italian for dumplings. Gnocchi with tomato sauce is known as strangolapreti or strangoloprevete, meaning priest stranglers, because a local priest liked them so much, and ate them so fast, that he choked on them.

Gnocchi dough can be made from semolina flour, potatoes, cornmeal or even bread crumbs. Eggs or cheese are may be added and gnocchi may be poached, baked, fried or poached and baked.  Chopped Spinach is also a popular ingredient.

 

 

 

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