Meatballs in Lemon Leaves

Polpette Nella Foglia di Limone

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Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

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Eleonora Consoli made these delicious meatballs for me at Lentini, cooking them on a gill layed over the embers of a lemon-wood fire. At Lentini there is no shortage of lemon trees, as they grow alongside the oranges and vines in wildly Sicilian, passionate profusion. In the UK it is less easy to find lemon trees. However, sometimes you can find clementines or tangerines on sale with a branch of leaves attached, and some people grow citrus trees in their home, so perhaps you can get around