Wednesday, November 9, 2011

I tried the gnocchi recipe last week and was very pleased with how they came out.  The Cook's directions were spot on and I had no trouble working with the dough.  It is not a quick thing to make, but I'm glad I gave it a try.  They came out quite tender and have a sweet flavor that the store-bought ones do not have.  Having said that, I probably won't make again!  Michael liked them, but according to him, gnocchi are like pasta, but not quite as good!  So comparing boiling some pasta vs. making and shaping gnocchi, I'll probably just boil pasta.  Although, maybe this means my next project will be making home-made pasta....

1 comment:

  1. Those look great! I think I feel similarly though, preferring pasta to gnocchi. Ray on the other hand LOVES gnocchi, although he prefers it with a rich gorgonzola cheese sauce. Ick says me. Although when I tell him you made gnocchi from scratch, he might ask if I can ask you to make it sometime. :)

    Homemade pasta IS very special. Perhaps a side dish for Christmas? Unrelated, I have made a chicken ravioli from scratch, a Giada recipe. Made it two or three times when we were in our last apartment. And we tried to make spaghetti with the press you gave me, but it didn't work out too well. It must take lots of practice.