Italian Recipes for Gnocchi

The gnocchi are a cooking preparation extremely widespread in many countries of the world, with differences in shape or ingredients. They are small pieces of dough, usually round in shape, boiled in water or broth and then seasoned to liking.
The etymology is from a 15th-century term bignocco (=lump). The Gnocchi are an ancient food, prepared with different flours: wheat, rice, semolina flour, with potatoes, dry bread, tubers or various vegetables. Nowadays, the most common in Italy are prepared with potatoesand are usually served as a first course; those prepared with semolina are called alla romana.
Index of Recipes for Gnocchi