Gnocchi di Patate

Gnocchi is a typical dish in the tradition of Italian cooking that in different regions may differ in the shape and size of the dough. De Cecco offers you a tasty product originating from the classic recipe that combines selected potatoes and wheat flour. The difference is they only take 2 minutes to cook. Their various shapes are designed to make them the perfect choice for preparing attractive dishes every day; from recipes with meat sauce or pesto alla genovese, to more original and imaginative ones based on velvety cheese sauces or simpler ones with melted butter, sage and grated parmesan. The 500g line consists of Gnocchi di patate, Chicche and Tronchetti.

  • Cooking time: 2 min
Gnocchi di Patate
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Our method

Attention, care, experience, quality at every stage: from our mill to your table.

Selecting the wheat

Selecting excellent primary materials is the first step, the most important one in fact, in creating unique pasta.
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The milling

We have been millers for almost two centuries: way back in 1831, Don Nicola De Cecco was already producing “the best flour in the county” in his mill. To this day, we grind all the wheat in our own mill next to the pasta factory, floating with intense and delicious aromas.
molitura

The dough

Cold water and dough at a temperature of less than 15 degrees: two details allowing us to produce pasta that fully respects the primary material.
impastamento

Drawing

While it is the drawing process that gives the pasta its shape, it is the bronze plates that make our pasta uniquely porous, so it captures all the sauce. Hence, this is one of the special procedures we have chosen to preserve and protect. With great pride.
trafilatura

Drying

Another of the secrets behind our pasta is slow drying at low temperature. It is our way of keeping the sensory properties of the wheat intact.
essiccazione



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Tronchetti di Patate

Tronchetti are a tasty alternative to the classic Gnocchi and Chicche, typical, traditional Italian dishes. They are based on the original recipe that combines selected potatoes and soft flour, but the difference is they only take 2 minutes to cook. The characteristic tubes combined with the soft consistency of the dough bring a touch of originality to even the simplest recipes.

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