- 300g pork mince
- 50g fresh white breadcrumb
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 tbsp finely chopped or grated onion
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- ½ tsp ground allspice
- 1 tbsp olive oil
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- cranberry sauce or jelly, to serve
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In a bowl, put the meat, breadcrumbs, egg, onion and allspice with some seasoning. Mix well and form into about 20 small meatballs. Heat the oil in a frying pan, then brown and cook the meatballs in two batches. Serve with a bowl of cranberry sauce to dip in.
Serve alongside a combination of smoked and cured fish like salmon, pickled herring, trout or mackerel. Add bowls of crème fraîche or soft cheese, capers, grainy mustard, diced red onion or chopped boiled eggs to accompany, as well as the dishes below.
Cucumber salad with poppy seeds
Cut 1 large peeled, halved and deseeded cucumber into batons. Mix in a bowl with 1 thinly sliced red onion, 1 tsp poppy seeds, 1 tbsp rice or white wine vinegar, 1 tbsp vegetable oil, 1 tbsp caster sugar and a large pinch of salt. Refrigerate for 30 mins before serving.
Cranberry cooler with vodka
Fill 6 tall glasses with ice cubes and 2 tbsp vodka. Top up with cranberry juice and garnish with thin cucumber and lemon slices.