Gnocchi are lovely little potato dumplings, enjoyed in many Italian dishes. Delia partners them with spinach, cheese, tomato sauce and Bolognese to help you ring the changes from pasta.
You've heard of spaghetti carbonara - well, here's an unusual twist on that Italian classic. All you need is five ready-made ingredients for a supper that has plenty of wow factor!
Little Italian dumplings made from potato, flour and egg are a great vehicle for carrying other flavours. Here, Delia has used spinach and cheese for a vegetarian version, but you can try other variations too.
These are little fingers made with cheese and semolina, then baked in the oven with butter. Simple, inexpensive but really good. They _can_ be served with a fresh tomato sauce, but I don't think they need it. I would serve these as a lunch dish with
Prepare the mixture the day beforehand and you'll enjoy lovely gnocchi with crisp edges and fluffy insides. Use vegetarian versions of the cheeses for a meat-free treat packed with flavours of Italy.
Another treat for vegetarians: the simplicity of this cheap-to-make recipe belies the sheer pleasure in eating it. As so often with Italian food, it takes just a few ingredients to make something really special.
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