Gnocchi with four cheese sauce

Potato Gnocchi

This recipe is my grandma recipe. We used to make gnocchi on sundays and the kids would always help to cut while the nonna will be making the sauce. 


  • Yellow Potatoes 2 pounds
  • Flour 4 oz (aprox)
  • Butter 1 Tblsp  
  • Salt 1 Tblsp 
  1. Put potatoes with the skin in a pot with cold salty water
  2. Bring to boil and cooked until soft
  3. Peel the potatoes
  4. Mash the potatoes
  5. Add the butter, flour and the salt , do not overwork...
  6. Cut the dough in 3 pieces, roll each in order to form a string 1.5 cm thick
  7. Cut the strings with a sharp knife to form dowels; you can choose the dimension of your gnocchi.

-After cook the potatoes, let the potatoes to
cool down without add any water on top!
-Work with the potatoes while the potatoes are still warm.
-Use the best potatoes you can find.
-You can also fill the gnocchi with ham and cheese, make a tomato sauce and bake it with cheese on the top!

3 tbsp Gorgonzola dolce or your favorite blue cheese
3 tbsp Asiago mezzano
3tbsp parmigiano reggiano
3 tbsp fontina cheese
1 cup of mascarpone
3 tbsp of walnuts
Salt & Pepper

In a pan, melt the cheeses with Mascarpone. Add walnuts. If the sauce is to thick correct with vegetable stock, white wine or water.