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Making Your Own Pasta: Potato Gnocchi

Lecture no. 13 from the course: Cooking Basics: What Everyone Should Know

Making Your Own Pasta: Potato Gnocchi

Taught by Professor Sean Kahlenberg | 22 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses

Gnocchi, sometimes called Italian dumplings, is a pasta made with flour and potatoes. Learn about a few of the 200+ types of potatoes, their range of starch-to-moisture ratios, and which potatoes are best for making gnocchi. You’ll learn to mill, cut, and shape this pasta with a gnocchi pallet—and make a delicious sauce to accompany this Mediterranean comfort food.