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Gnocchi is perhaps the oldest Italian food with the humblest of origins. Mixing flour and water with other cheap ingredients was often the only way to eat for people who couldn’t afford meats and vegetables. The term gnocchi originates from the Langobardic word Knohha which means knot. In Lombardy (an Italian region), it was common to serve the zanzarelli, a medieval version of gnocchi made with bread, milk, minced almonds, and cheese.

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Drinking wine and eating Italian food go hand in hand. Putting wine into Italian food only makes the experience better!

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