Gnocchi three ways with Kitchen Academy (online)

  Wednesday 14 Oct 2020

  6:00 pm  - 8:00 pm

Create a pasta trio – ricotta gnocchi, gnocchi di patate (potato gnocchi) and gnocchi alle erbe e semola (gnocchi with herbs and semolina).

jethroRicotta gnocchi is probably the simplest and most luxuriant type of gnocchi. A dough made of ricotta, egg and flour is shaped into tondore (round shapes) and served with cherry tomatoes, chilli flakes, parmesan and freshly torn basil.

Gnocchi di patate is well known and a real staple. We will be shaping the dough into little pillows dented with either a fork or a gnocchi board. Then served with a rich tomato sauce and parmesan.

Finally the semolina gnocchi which in Italy is a children’s favourite. Made using semolina flour these gnocchi are baked instead of boiled which turns them a nice golden colour. They are crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside and served again with plenty of parmesan and some butter. A real treat!

Jethro will demonstrate simple techniques using basic kitchen equipment, but if you want to be extra prepared you can purchase a gnocchi board online before the class to get that professional-looking finish.

Previous participants on Jethro’s classes said: “Amazing class, thank you so much! Liked the interactive experience, relaxing environment and teacher.” “Will definitely try this again at home.” “Really enjoyed the whole evening; learning all the techniques and watching the chef.”

Dietary information: This class is suitable for vegetarian diets. For any other allergies or dietary requirements, please contact us to discuss before booking.

Find out more about Jethro and the other cooks who work with the Community Kitchen.

Tickets for this event include:

  • professional cookery tuition
  • link to the webinar on Zoom (we will send further details after booking if you have not used Zoom before)
  • lists of ingredients and equipment to assemble before the lesson
  • all recipes from the class emailed out afterwards

Any profits raised from cookery webinars support our community activities – ensuring everyone in Brighton & Hove can access and enjoy tasty, healthy food. Your ticket for this class could help us offer a food parcel for a family in need or a cookery lesson for someone living on a low income. Find out more about our work.

Booking instructions

Tickets for this online event are offered on a ‘pay by donation’ basis. We suggest a donation of £20 per session, or £10 if unwaged, and £25-30 if you are able to ‘pay it forward’ to help us keep these classes accessible to all. Please note we do not typically offer refunds on online events.

PLEASE NOTE: The Zoom webinar link, and the lists of ingredients and equipment are available on the ‘ONLINE EVENT PAGE’ – you will receive a link to this in your confirmation email.

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