Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

Baked gnocchi with tomato sauce and mozzarella


Class Details

Dish Name: Gnocchi alla Sorrentina
Dish Description: A traditional dish of the Sorrento coast, baked gnocchi with tomato sauce and lots of melted mozzarella cubes.
Dish Description: Beginner
Class Length: 90 min
Total Prep. Time: 45 min
Total Cook Time: 45 min
Total Served: 2
Class Language: English
Class Location: Zoom class from Rome, Italy


July 18, 2021
7:00 pm

15 in stock

All classes are over zoom

Class Description

In this cooking class, you will learn how to make potato gnocchi. This recipe is special because gnocchi is first boiled in water and then baked in the oven. To make the gnocchi you will need to use red potatoes which are rich in starch and make the dough thicker. You will also learn how to make the traditional but unique Salsa al Pomodoro or tomato sauce.

This sauce is so good, it is made by few and simple ingredients but is tremendously delicious. Tomatoes, basil, Parmigiano Reggiano, mozzarella, and garlic are the ingredients that make this recipe amazing. Join the class and learn how to make Gnocchi alla Sorrentina with Riccardo.


For the gnocchi dough:

  • 500 grams (about 4 large potatoes) Red potatoes
  • 200 grams (1.57 cup) Soft Wheat Flour Type 00


For the sauce:

  • 400 grams (14 oz) Tomato passata or Whole peeled tomatoes
  • 250 grams Fresh mozzarella (about 1 ball)
  • 50 grams (0,5 cup) Parmigiano Reggiano, finely grated
  • 10 Basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Garlic cloves
  • Salt

Tools Used

Below we’ve listed the tools you need to help prepare this recipe. Not all tools are necessary and alternatives for each can be found. If you would like to purchase any of these click on the item and you will be linked to Amazon for check out.
Working surface
Potato masher or Potato ricer
Sharp kitchen knife
Cutting board
Mixing bowl
Baking pan

3 Days Before Class

After the booking you will receive the Zoom link by email. The day of class use the link to join the class.

Day Before Class

Make sure to have all your shopping list clear and ready to do grocery. Buy the freshest ingredients, the quality of the ingredients makes the difference.

Day Of Class

Wash the potatoes, do not peel them, put them in cold water (unsalted), and bring the pot to boil. After 35-40 minutes drain them off and leave to cool at room temperature.

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