• Italian explained

    Pork meatballs in tomato sauce

    Combine the pork mince, chicken livers, leeks, fennel, red onion, parsley and egg. Roll into balls and dust with  our. Heat the oil in a nonstick pan over a high heat. Fry the meatballs until golden brown, then place on a baking tr…

  • Smoky boerewors meatball pasta

    1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain, reserving 2 cups of the cooking water, and set aside. 2. Remove the meat from the boerewors casing and roll into small balls. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat a…

  • apple and pecorino chicken meatballs

    Apple-and-pecorino chicken meatballs

    Preheat the oven to 180°C. Mix the chicken mince with 3 spring onions, 1 grated green apple, the pecorino, seasoning, garlic, egg, mint and breadcrumbs. Mould into golfball sized balls. Roll in the sesame seeds, then arrange on a baking…

  • Chicken liver-and-pork meatballs

    1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. To make the meatballs, mix all the ingredients and shape into meatballs. Place them on a baking tray and bake for 15 minutes. 2. While the meatballs are cooking, toss the tomatoes and red onions with the o…

  • Chicken-meatballs-in-a-creamy-sauce

    Chicken meatballs in a creamy sauce

    1. Combine all the ingredients for the meatballs, except the chicken mince and oil. Mix well, add chicken and mix until just combined. Shape the mixture into approximately 18 meatballs, then set aside. 2. Heat the oil in a large pan …

  • Baked ostrich meatballs

    Preheat the oven to 190°C.In a saucepan over a low heat, gently soften the onion in the oil. Stir in the garlic. Crumble the bread and soak it in the stock. Mash together and allow to cool. Mix with the beaten egg, onion and garlic, and…

  • Beef-and-Bovril-meatballs

    Beef-and-Bovril meatballs

    1. To make the meatballs, mix the mince, parsley, onion, egg, breadcrumbs and seasoning. Roll into small balls, approximately 5 cm in size. Heat the oil in a large pan. Cook the meatballs in batches over a medium heat. Cover with foil to ke…

  • Baked chicken-and-oreganum meatballs

    Preheat the oven to 200°C. Soak the breadcrumbs in the milk for 15 minutes, then squeeze out the liquid. Mix the breadcrumbs with the mince, pecorino, oreganum, rosemary, pesto and pine nuts. Season to taste. Shape into balls 3 cm in di…

  • 12 ways to rethink lentils

    Lentil soup with chickpeas and lamb meatballs

    Rinse and drain the lentils. Heat 3 T olive oil in a pan and gently soften the onion, celery and carrot. Stir in the garlic and cumin. Add the lentils and stock. Bring to a bubble, then reduce the heat and simmer for 40 minutes, or until th…

  • Parmesan-and-anchovy meatballs

    Parmesan-and-anchovy meatballs

    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Combine the meatball ingredients and roll into 10 balls. Pan-fry the meatballs in the oil in a heavy-based saucepan until golden brown. 2. To make the gravy, heat the butter and olive oil in a pan. Fry the …