Wild mushroom gnocchi

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    as a starter
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Lucy's Food: Minimum Effort, Maximum Impact!

By Lucy Cufflin

Published 2013

  • About

I became a lover of the strong, earthy flavours of wild mushrooms when I used to pick them with a friend who knew a secret place in France where morels grew in large numbers. (I am sworn to secrecy to this day about this location!) This is grown-up nursery food – warm, stodgy, creamy and comforting with an adult twist of wild mushrooms.


  • 50 g dried wild mushrooms of your choice
  • ½ onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 tablespoon


  1. Put the dried wild mushrooms into a small bowl and cover with boiling water. Soak for at least 1 hour or leave overnight.
  2. Put the onions and oils into a saucepan, cover and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes. Remove the lid, add the fresh mushrooms and butter, turn up the heat and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Drain the soaking mushrooms and add to the pan with