Chocolate Cake With Ricotta Cream
first courses from Italy
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Gnocchi delicately flavored ricotta. They marry well with a tomato sauce and basil, but they can also be served simply with butter and sage.
Holding the ricotta in a colander for a few hours before the preparation of dumplings in a manner such as to drain the excess whey.
in a bowl mix ricotta, eggs, grain, flour, a pinch of salt and one of pepper. Mix until obtaining a homogeneous mixture.
Transfer the dough on a floured pastry previously. Create long cords of 1.5 cm in diameter and obtain, from these, many small pieces of dough of length 1 or approximately 2 cm.
Take care not to overlap the dumplings during preparation and sprinkle with a little 'flour.
Once finished the mixture, pour the gnocchi in boiling salted water at various locations.
Gradually the gnocchi rise to the surface remove with a slotted spoon and place in a bowl.
Once cooked all the gnocchi season them to taste and serve while still hot.