6 Tips to Take Your Homemade Gnocchi to the Next Level
Gnocchi are one of the world's great comfort foods. There are dozens of kinds, a whole world of shapes and sizes. Some contain breadcrumbs; others cheese, herbs, or purees. The most pervasive form of gnocchi contains potato, but gnocchi can thrive without this common ingredient. How? By marrying flour with ricotta instead.
Ricotta gnocchi aren't new, but this old-school version has gained recent popularity, partly because they're easy. Boiling, peeling, and handling hot potatoes is the hardest part of making gnocchi; but with ricotta, you start with something cool, flavorful, and easy to handle. With just ricotta, flour, and 20 minutes; you can make the perfect ricotta gnocchi—so long as you follow these six simple steps.