The Sport of Baking: April Challenge – Homemade Gnocchi

What is your all-time favourite Italian dish? For me, I think you can’t beat homemade gnocchi. My inspiration for this challenge? Dining at an amazing Italian restaurant in Brisbane recently.

After some research, I decided to go with this simple recipe from the March edition of Delicious magazine:

Advantages of the recipe: 
So you may be thinking, why bother with all the fuss of homemade gnocchi? Well, this recipe is a verrryyyy simple version of gnocchi AND the addition of asparagus, parmesan and thyme makes it a winner!

Challenges of the recipe:
Without “floury potatoes” at home (slight oversight) which I’ve read are the best to use for gnocchi, it took a little more work. However, the texture was quite good and the gnocchi was complemented by the flavours of asparagus, thyme and parmesan which were added.

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Have you made gnocchi before? If you have, what type of potatoes do you think are best to use? Be sure to let me know in the comments below!

Happy Baking! Lx

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