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Meatballs and Monastrell aka Mourvedre

Mediterranean meatballs in a tomato-based sauce served with pasta is great weekday-evening comfort food, but presents the usual challenge of tomato sauce. It needs a simple, fruity Mediterranean wine. I had some Castillo del Baron 2009, Monastrell which I got … Continue reading

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First Barbie of the Year – Top Turkish Meatballs

The continuing sunny days encouraged D to schedule Yoğurtlu Köfte Kebabi – lamb meat balls served on a bed of toasted pitta that is covered with a tomato-based sauce, then yoghurt and finally garnished with roasted pine nuts and a … Continue reading

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Mismatch Alert!

Some of D’s best (beef) meatballs in a strong tomato-based sauce served with noodles or tagliatelle and (Greek) yoghurt – a very good and popular meal. The problem was that I thought we should ‘just’ use up the last of … Continue reading

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Meatball Rusticity

A midweek evening meal of (beef) meatballs and pasta with Greek yoghurt and a lot of salad leaves fresh from the garden. D’s meatballs are robust and very popular; not normal summer fare, but we are in a cold snap … Continue reading

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