Cesarina Mezzoni's Fried Short Rib Meatballs Will Help Warm Winter Hearts
February 18, 2021
If anything will save us from the mid-winter slump, it might just be Cesarina Mezzoni’s la bomba di alesso, or fried short rib meatballs. “The polpette di allesso (short rib meatballs) are very popular in Roman cuisine,” says the chef/owner of San Diego’s Cesarina Ristorante. “I started with the traditional version my mom used to make for Sunday luncheons." Mezzoni braises short rib for six...