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Power Greens Gnocchi with Butter & Sage

Ever tried to add some color to your pasta and gnocchi? It gives your meal that kick you sometimes need to make things more interesting in the kitchen. I bought a family box of power greens (kale, spinach, red and green chard), made a wonderful salad and kneaded gnocchi with the leftovers. They’re a very tasty primo piatto indeed and a fun alternative to the … Continue reading Power Greens Gnocchi with Butter & Sage

Thursday Gnocchi – alla Romana!

 If it’s Thursday, it must be gnocchi! In some restaurants throughout Italy, Thursday specials are traditionally still reserved for gnocchi, especially in Rome, following the saying “Thursday gnocchi, Friday fish (or “beans and salt cod”), Saturday tripe“. “Ridi, ridi, che mamma ha fatt’ i gnocchi” (‘Laugh, laugh, mommy made gnocchi) is another saying that stresses the importance of Thursday as an almost festive day, with an elaborate … Continue reading Thursday Gnocchi – alla Romana!