Gnocchi de Pommes de Terre

Potato gnocchi

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    as a first course
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      1 hr 40

Appears in

The Cooking of Provence

The Cooking of Provence

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1995

  • About

Because Italy is a neighbour of Provence, it is not surprising that many Italian dishes have slipped across the border and have become part of Provençal cuisine. The name ‘gnocchi’ comes from the Provençal word ‘inhocs’ so this may in fact be a case of Italy adapting itself most successfully to a French invention.

Ingredients

For the sauce

  • 1.05 kg ( lb) good-flavoured tomatoes, quartered
  • 3 tablespoons

Method

To make the gnocchi, preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6/200°C/400°F and bake the potatoes for 1 hour, or until very tender.

Meanwhile, to m