Spinach gnocchi are the most luxurious gnocchi you can ever make. They don’t only look fantastic – they taste fantastic! The dish comes from Lombardy and Tuscany where they call them “malfatti”. They are much lighter than the standard gnocchi, as they contain ricotta cheese and spinach. They make perfect first course along with butter, parmesan and sage but also a side dish.
There are gnocchi available in supermarkets, but generally, the Italians make them freshly.
The recipe below comes from the Italian course that my husband made a few years ago. Last year we came across this recipe because we were looking for an elegant side dish for our Italian cooking event. In the end, we decided to make another dish, but those gnocchi are definitely unforgettable!


I am a Web Designer & Developer on a daily basis. Travelling and cooking sre my biggest hobbies and thats how I spend the most of my free time. Discovering new cultures and most of all - new eating culutres has been a lot of fun and I am always looking forward to cooking something traditional from every part of our planet.

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