Twenty-Nine Cheese Gnocchi 2020
South Yarra's Cucinetta is serving up this extremely cheesy gnocchi for two weeks only.
Melburnians, you really love your cheese. You've tried a 150-cheese pizza, bought buckets of the stuff on the cheap and have entered cheese-fuelled comas in a cheese cave. Now, you can kick off 2020 with another ultra-cheesy experience: a 29-cheese gnocchi.
South Yarra's Cucinetta is the eatery behind the wondrous creation, which it's bringing back for a second year, for lunch and dinner between Thursday, January 2 to Monday, January 20. The handmade potato gnocchi is oven-baked with 29 cheeses sourced from Thomastown's That's Amore Cheese, including buffalo mozzarella, truffled caciotta (a fresh cow's milk cheese), smoked scamorza, blue cheese and salted ricotta.
Setting you back $34.90, it can be enjoyed with one of 29 wines on the regularly changing list and eaten inside the 29 square metre restaurant. Sensing a theme? Cucinetta really likes the number 29.
If you, like us, fancy yourself a bit of a cheese fanatic, you're probably curious as to what the 29 cheeses are. Well, here's the full list:
Fior di latte
Buffalo mozzarella (smoked)
Secret of The Forest
Panettone with truffle
Formaggio di vacca
Cucinetta's 29-cheese gnocchi is available from 12–4pm and 5pm-late daily.
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