How to Make Fresh Gnocchi Like an Italian Grandma!  

Channel Your Inner Italian Grandma!

What is Gnocchi?

Gnocchi (n: pronounced N’YAW-kee) originated in Northern Italy as a dish for Italian peasants that was not only easy to make with ingredients that were readily available but was also inexpensive and delicious.

What is Gnocchi?

The name gnocchi is derived from the Italian word "nocca" which mean knuckle. It refers to the shape of the pasta which looks like a small knuckle.

Ingredients in Traditional Italian Gnocchi

Potatoes Eggs Flour Salt

Boil & mash potatoes

Let cool

Add beaten eggs

Add flour 

Mix the dough

Instructions on How to Make Fresh Gnocchi

Roll dough into a rope

Cut into 1/2" pieces

Add to boiling water

Cook about 5 minutes

Remove and serve

Roll the Dough

Add Your Favorite Sauce

Did You Know even Argentina has Gnocchi Day!

Traditionally, the 29th day of each month was just before payday when money was tight and often only flour and potatoes were left to eat.

Buon appetito!