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Buckwheat Gnocchi – Gluten Free from Northern Italy

Pasta, a food synonymous with Italy, is not as common in the Northeastern regions as are other starches, most notably polenta, risottos and gnocchi. Gnocchi we see on just about every menu on our hiking and cycling tours, usually, but … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Polenta with Mushrooms and Poached Egg

Polenta, typically made with corn meal, is a traditional dish from the Veneto region. It has many variations, from a soft side dish served with meats and fish, to a firmer texture that can be grilled or broiled. During our … Continue reading

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Gnocchi Class – Butternut Squash Gnocchi

My last post covered the standard potato gnocchi we made at my last cooking class. This one will address one of the myriad of variations that you see in Italy, a pumpkin or squash gnocchi. Although the basic technique is … Continue reading

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