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Language: Italian

Description: Dumplings, usually made from potato, spinach or semolina and cooked in water or broth. Potatoes are more commonly used in the north while semolina is found in the south, including Rome. Gnocchi is also the name of a similarly shaped small curved tube of pasta.

Pronounced: NYOHK-kee
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Widespread
Also known as: gnocchetti

See places: Italian food and cuisine

See foods and dishes: pasta, semolina, topini

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