from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Dumplings made of flour, semolina, or potatoes, boiled or baked and served with grated cheese or a sauce.
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- n. Italian pasta-like dumplings made of potato or semolina.
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- n. (Italian) a small dumpling made of potato or flour or semolina that is boiled or baked and is usually served with a sauce or with grated cheese
So, egged on by some of those who shared my shock when the word "gnocchi" showed up in a late round along with really hard words it was a SCANDAL!
I often make this dish in gnocchi form, so the pumpikin is more pronounced and I pair it with a balanced style of Sauvignon (perhaps Cheatau de Sancerre or Livio Felluga Sauvignon Collio).
This particular variation on the pte choux gnocchi is formally called gnocchi la romaine, and is a great substitute for potatoes or polenta, with its rich, creamy texture and mild flavor.
For the prίmo pίatto, the chef had chosen to serve a dish he called gnocchi—small dumplings made with potato flour.
When you see the word gnocchi you probably initially think of the typical potato variety.
The tasting menu, which changes daily, is comprised of America dishes, such as grilled elk chop and oyster, mushroom and potato gnocchi, which is made from fresh seasonal ingredients--some of which are grown nearby in the restaurant garden.
The gnocchi was a little overdone, but kudos for creative flavors (peach and pistachio).
The gnocchi was a beautifully presented plate, with a large portion with shaved Parmesan and a big, fresh basil leaf adorning the pile of steaming pesto-coated gnocchi.
Dining The Italian menu at Nëo changes with the seasons, but local produce is a staple in dishes such as gnocchi and veal agnolotti.
On the suggested menu: Stewed Chicken and Flat Bread from Gubbio recipes follow, Salad, Pasta such as gnocchi, and
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