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Gnocchi, Wild Mushrooms & Caviar in Parmesan Brodo

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Ingredients

•1 lb yukon gold potatoes

•1 cup flour

•1 egg + 1 egg yolk

•1 1/2 cups grated parmesan cheese

•1 lb oyster mushrooms, stems removed

•4 tablespoons olive oil

•1/4 cup white wine

•8oz parmesan rinds

•1 bay leaf kosher salt & freshly ground back pepper

•2 tablespoons Italian parsley, finely chopped

•2oz Farmed Russian Osetra or Caviar Queen White Sturgeon

Directions

Preparation

Gnocchi, Wild Mushrooms & Caviar in Parmesan Brodo

•Put parmesan rinds and 4 cups of water in a saucepan with the bay leaf and bring to a simmer. Maintain a light simmer for about 2 hours stirring every once in awhile to keep the rinds from sticking to the bottom of the pot. After 2 hours, remove the rinds and bay leaf and season to taste with salt. Strain through a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth and keep warm until ready to serve.

•Cut potatoes into quarters and place in a saucepan filled with salted water. bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender. Drain and when cool enough to handle, peel off the potato skins and discard. Run potatoes through a ricer or push through a colander. Add the eggs, parmesan and 1/2 teaspoon of salt to the potatoes and mix until incorporated. Add 1/2 cup of flour and mix thoroughly before adding the next 1/2 cup. If dough is still very sticky, add a couple more tablespoons. Divide the dough in half and on a floured surface, roll out into 2 logs 1” in diameter. Cut the logs into 1/2” pieces and set aside on the floured surface.

•Go through mushrooms cutting any large ones in half to make them all uniform in size. Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and saute mushrooms for a few minutes until they start to brown a bit, about 5 minutes. Add the wine and saute until the wine is reduced to almost nothing, about another 5 minutes. Remove mushrooms from heat and season with salt and pepper.

•Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and drop in the gnocchi and cover the pot to bring back to a boil. When the gnocchi start to float, cook for another 2-3 minutes then drain and divide between 4 bowls scattering the mushrooms between the gnocchi. Ladle about a 1/2 cup of the the brodo in each bowl. Top each gnocchi with a small dollop of caviar then drizzle some olive oil, parmesan and parsley over. Serve immediately

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