The word gnocco
refers to a shape more than a specific ingredient -- what one would call a small dumpling in English. As such, there are many recipes for gnocchi, some that call for potatoes, and others that do not. Here's a sampling:
Basic Potato Gnocchi | Variations on Potato Gnocchi
- No-Fail Gnocchi
Gnocchi made with dried potato flakes -- perfect when you're pressed for time, and good in any case.
- Gnocchi in Brodo
A slight variation on standard gnocchi, served in broth.
These Sardinian gnocchi are made with semolina, and gain grace and color from saffron.
- Gnocchi di Farina Gialla
Corn meal gnocchi, a variation on a well-known favorite.
- Gnocchi alla Romana
An astonishingly tasty baked variety of gnocchi, made with semolina.
- Artusi's Gnocchi alla Romana
They're a bit simpler.
- Aunt Emma's Lite Gnocchi alla Romana
A dietetic version.
- Gnocchi alla Romana with Leeks and Speck
A libidenous treat!
- Gnocchi alla Sorrentina
A touching story and a tasty recipe to greet the birth of a little girl.
- Gnocchi alla Bava
Gnocchi in a deliciously stringy Fontina sauce!
- Gnocchi con Carciofi e Noci
Artichokes and walnuts nicely complement each other in this sauce.
- Gnocchi di Erbette
An old Emilian recipe that doesn't include potato -- just ricotta, greens, and flour.
- Alessio Pesucci's Ricotta Gnocchi With Squash Blossom Sauce
Mention gnocchi and most people think of potato gnocchi, because they're the most common kind. These are instead made with ricotta, and served with a tasty squash blossom sauce.
- Pin: Gnocchi Piacentini
Rich gnocchi from Piacenza, with greens, ricotta and Parmigiano -- suitable for a feast!
- Gnocchetti con Orapi e Peperoncino
An interesting variation on the more classic gnocchi, with wild spinach and hot pepper.
- Gnocchetti di Melanzana
Tasty gnocchi made with eggplant, and a zucchini-and-shrimp sauce to go with them.
- Gnocchi di Latte
A delicate dessert made with milk and potato starch.