French Fridays With Dorie: Storzapretis
This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Storzapretis aka Corsican Spinach and Mint Gnocchi) is the final recipe in the Vegetables and Grains chapter of the book. What? Really? The end is, indeed, near (we’re slated to finish cooking through the book in April 2015). It’s a gnocchi made with a soft ricotta, flour, cheese, spinach and a little mint, baked in a tomato sauce and topped with cheese. Sounds easy, huh?
Well, yes, in theory. Though I drained my ricotta as per the recipe, not much liquid drained off (although perhaps had I drained it overnight it might have…) so I thought I had a fairly firm cheese. Wrong! Once I mixed it with the rest of the ingredients (a scant 2 tablespoons of flour and just one egg for what was supposed to be 36 large-ish. . .