HOW TO MAKE
Potato gnocchi with tomato sauce and basil
There are many famous recipes of potato gnocchi. My version is very traditional, I use only red potatoes and 00 flour. According to the roman tradition, the potato gnocchi are consumed on Thursday, the day before the Friday of lean, due to the fact that gnocchi have a great satiating power. On Friday, there is the religious precept of fasting from meat and consuming only fish and legumes. So, on the day before people need a full nutrition given by gnocchi to face the next lean day.