Homemade Potato Gnocchi

This potato gnocchi was one of the dishes I learned to make at the Villa Ida cooking school in Sorrento, Italy. A primo is the first course in an Italian meal. Pasta, such as risotto, polenta and gnocchi, is the typical dish served for this course. We learned that potato dough is a frequent choice for fresh pasta because it does not need to dry before cooking. It is fairly easy to make and so satisfying, both in taste and in the knowledge that you made it yourself. ...more