Meatballs and Polenta

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

The Barbuto Cookbook: California-Italian Cooking from the Beloved West Village Restaurant

The Barbuto Cookbook

By Jonathan Waxman

Published 2020

  • About

The king of meatballs is my colleague and good friend Joey Campanaro. Joey hails from Philadelphia. South Philly to be exact. Italians from that neighborhood tend to be close-knit, die-hard Eagles fans and they love their grandma’s cooking. Joey adapted his meatballs from watching his grandma at the stove. He is a very astute cook who took his heritage to a new level by adding a pecorino b