Gnocchetti Della Valchiavenna (Valchiavenna Milk And Bread Dumplings)

Gnocchetti della Valchiavenna, also known as Pizzoccheri della Valchiavenna (Valchiavenna Pizzoccheri ), are delicious tiny dumplings made with stale bread, flour, milk and tossed with Valtellina Casera cheese, Grana padano cheese, browned butter and sage sauce. Traditionally they were shaped with the help of two teaspoons, I personally love to shape them with the spaetzle […]

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Sciatt (Buckwheat And Cheese Fritters)

  In spite of their name (which means toad) and their appearance, Sciatt are crunchy buckwheat fritters with a heart of melted cheese. This is a traditional dish from Valtellina, a valley in the Lombardia region bordering Switzerland. This northern part of Italy is known for its ski resorts, hot springs and traditional products as […]

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