Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Guest Writer – Silvia Todesco #Italian Cookery – Ricotta and beef meatballs. An Italian classic!-

My second week as a guest writer for smorgasbord magazine! Check it out!

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Last week Silvia Todesco created a delicious appetizer for us and you can find the recipe:White Onion, bacon and blue cheese savoury pie

This week we move on to the main courses with an Italian classic recipe – Ricotta and beef meatballs. 


In the collective mind of Americans, spaghetti with meatballs is one of the most popular Italian dishes.

Actually, this is partly true, considering that in Southern Italy they do dress spaghetti with meatballs and sauce.

But since I come from Northern Italy, I grew up eating just the meatballs as a main dish, possibly accompanied by mashed potatoes. The meatball recipe I’m excited to be sharing with you this week is one of my grandmother’s “classics”!

She used to make a lot of meatballs all at one time, and then she cooked part of them immediately by simply frying them in olive oil. The rest were cooked…

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