There are many sauces that you can make for potato gnocchi, but my favourite ones are cheese based. I think the creaminess of a cheese based sauce goes perfectly well with those pillowy bites of goodness! I have already shared with you the recipe for Potato Gnocchi with Gorgonzola, which is one of my favourite, and today I will show you how to make a delicious sauce with another of my all time favourite cheeses: Taleggio. Taleggio is a soft cheese typical of the Alpine area of my region, Lombardy (that’s why this dish will be my Regional Italian dish for the week). You can keep it simple or, like I did, spike the sauce to make it fancier. I used orange peel and it was delicious: a great combination of mild and delicate flavours! Definitely a keeper! Enjoy!
Ingredients (for 4 people):
1 full batch of potato gnocchi as per MsM’s recipe.
250 gms – 8.8 oz. Taleggio
150 ml – 5 oz. heavy cream
Peel of ¼ orange
Salt to taste
Cook the potato gnocchi as per the instructions that you find here. Mix them well with the sauce in the pan. Remove the orange peel and serve hot.Pin It