When it comes to Italian food, the simplest things are the most difficult. Gnocchi, the delicious potato dumplings, are made of few ingredients: just flour, potatoes and eggs, but it is the proportion that make it or break it. Put too much flour and your gnocchi will be hard and floury. Put too much potato, and your gnocchi will be sticky and unmanageable.
So, is there a golden rule for proportions?