I attempted to make gnocchi two weekends ago with the help and patience of Doug. I love gnocchi! Beautiful soft, pillows of joy either pan fried or coated in a slow cooked ragu or light sauce. I am salivating just thinking about it! I have always wanted to make gnocchi so I gave it ago.
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I don’t really like cake. I know, I am used to the look of shock on most peoples faces when I say that. However, it is the truth. Even as a young child, I always chose ice cream for my birthday over cake. This is also coupled with the fact that I am a bang average baker, however I like the challenge of baking a cake so I am sure you will see more cakes in the future (successful or not). And the question of who is going to eat these cakes? Luckily I have a friend nearby who comes to taste test my cake attempts with me and she always leaves with at least 2 or 3 extra slices. Doug is also a terrific eater so I can always count on him to have a couple of slices.
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