Category Primi Piatti

Homemade Gnocchi and Pesto Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing my homemade gnocchi and pesto recipe! Both are easy to make and taste delicious together. Refer to the video below to see how I prepare each recipe or continue reading for the written recipes.


Homemade Gnocchi

  • 3 lb potatoes, peeled and mashed
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

Homemade Pesto

  • 2 cups basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup pecorino cheese
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 oz pine nuts
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp hot red pepper flakes
  • salt, to taste

Homemade Gnocchi Recipe

Wash the potatoes, peel the skin and then boil until cooked. Drain really well and then mash while still hot. Set aside to cool down to room temperature.

Once the mashed potatoes have cooled down, mix in the egg, oil and salt.

Next, slowly add in the flour, mixing ...

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Garlic Shrimp with Linguine Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am making Garlic Shrimp with Linguine. This dish is really yummy and full of flavor. It is a super easy recipe and takes less than a half an hour to make. Watch the video below to see how I cook this recipe in real-time.


  • 1 lb linguine
  • 1.5 lb shrimp, cleaned
  • 5 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • handful parsley, chopped
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • hot pepper flakes, to taste

Bring a pot of water mixed with a pinch of salt to a boil. Cook the pasta as per the package instructions.

Heat up a frying pan over a medium/high flame. Add the olive oil and heat up before adding the shrimp. Only add the shrimp once the oil is really hot. Lower the heat to a medium flame.

After about 2 minutes...

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