Too good, too easyyyy, love it
For 4 to 6 people
1 kilo potatoes cut into even-sized pieces
1 large egg beaten ( optional)
300g plain flour, plus plenty of extra for shaping
Salt and Pepper
Cook the potatoes in a large pan of salted water until tender, approx. 25/30minutes.
Add the eggs and some seasoning.
Sift over the flour and bring together to make dough.
It should feel dry to the touch but not crumbly.
Add more flour if needed then knead and knead on a floured work surface.
be careful not to over do it.
Slip the dough into tennis ball sized pieces, then roll into finger width ropes.
Dust with a little flour, then cut into bite-sized pieces.
Bring a large pan of water to the boil.
Boil in batches until they bob to the surface, one minute after lift the gnocchi from the pan with a slotted spoon.
Drizzle a little bit of parmesan and/or fresh cream on the top
It can be made a day ahead.
It can be frozen in a bag, flat, then boil them still frozen