Another classic, and without tying to offend all the italian mama’s out there.. this one is the best version 🙂


  • Homemade pasta (or linguini if you don’t have the time)


  • 1/2 part groud beef
  • 1/2 part ground pork
  • Onion
  • Stale bread
  • Egg
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Garlic
  • Chopped sage
  • Salt & pepper

Tomato Sauce

  • Diced Tomatoes
  • White wine (or dry vermouth)
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Salt & pepper
  • Extra vergine olive oil

Blitz the bread in a mixer to make breadcrumbs, add the onion and garlic and until they are finely chopped

combine the mixture with the rest of the ingredients in a bowl.  Form nice golfball size meatballs and fry in olive oil.

In a big pan, saute the onion and garlic. add the wine and reduce by half. Add the diced tomatoes and season to taste.

cook the pasta, and add to the sauce (include a little of the cooking water) finally add the meatballs and combine.

In a small pan, fry whole sage leaves until crisp

Serve with plenty of grated parmesan and crispy sage


5 thoughts on “Meatballs

    • Hi Tilburg,

      Glad this blog can give you some idea’s 🙂

      I don’t have a specific site, I use Google a lot for gathering knowledge

    • Hi Tandarts,

      Thank you so much!

      New inspiration often comes from dining out. Food is often one of my primary goals when i travel.
      At home I then try to recreate those experiences, the best I can.. over time the different idea’s blend to create something new 🙂


  1. Man, my grandmomma was Italian and she made the most incredible meatballs I ever tasted, like you had died and gone to meatball heaven. Sadly, she didnt leave a recipe for us so I’ve been trying to figure it out by myself… slowly working my through the meatball recipes here, I still cant figure out what her secret ingredient was though!!!

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