Dive into the tradition of making little “pillow” dumplings of dough! In this class, students will have a chance to see two ways of creating gnocchi: with ricotta cheese and potato. Students are encouraged to cook along with the online demo so they can enjoy a homemade meal after class.
Please note: A portion of the profits from this class will be donated to Pet Adoption Network. Pet Adoption Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, all-volunteer organization that is a no-kill cat shelter. PAN has been serving the Rochester community for over 17 years, specializing in cat rescue, fostering and adoption. For more information, please visit www.petadoptionnetwork.org.
- 16 oz. ricotta
- 4 egg yolks
- 3-4 medium/large potatoes, cut lengthwise and baked face up in a 400 degree oven until soft with a fork
- 32 oz. white flour
- your favorite marinara or pesto
- 2 bowls (medium or large)
- 2 spatulas
- cook's knife or pastry scraper (to cut the gnocchi)
- cutting board
- 1-2 baking sheets
- large pot for boiling
This class is appropriate for ages 14+.
This class will take place online through Zoom.
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About the teacher:
Christin Ortiz has been working in restaurants since she was 19. Starting in the front of the house, she realized early on she preferred the back of the house. Having worked in different kitchens, she is most proficient in Italian and Hispanic cuisine. Most recently Christin ran the food program at Joe Bean Roastery, where she focused the menu on her Latin-American heritage. She loves sharing her passion for food, and wants everyone to be able to cook the food they crave!
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