Beef Meatballs

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Preparation info
  • Makes


    meatballs ( 1½ inches 4 cm in diameter )
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Angela Dimayuga and Ligaya Mishan

Published 2021

  • About

Filipinos are fond of repeating syllables to make new words, like Halo-Halo, a dessert named for its mix-mix of ingredients, and Turo-Turo, steam-table joints where you point-point at the dishes you want. (Linguists call this reduplication, and it’s characteristic of Austronesian languages like Tagalog, although English speakers do it too: no-no, hush-hush, boo-boo.) So bola-bola, little deep-fried garlicky meatballs, get the