"If you could be anyone in the world, who would you be?"
That's Jason for you. With his trusty iPod in one hand and a packet of Hobnobs in the other, he entered the kitchen, eager to give one of Jamie's quick podcast recipes a go. At 42 Senrab Street, even exams are no excuse not to be a little adventurous in the kitchen.
"Meatballs, I'm making meatballs"
500g minced meat (beef was used in this recipe, but I reckon pork or chicken would work just as well)
Half a packet of Hobnobs
Crush the Hobnobs until fine. (Note: Trying to do this using a plastic ladle may prove futile - use a rolling pin or a heavy bottle instead).
In a large bowl, mix the minced meat with the Hobnob crumbs and add rosemary, oregano, salt and pepper at your own discretion. (I personally prefer herb-laden meatballs)
Crack the egg in and mix well.
Roll the mixture up into little meatballs.
Heat some olive oil up in a large pan and fry the meatballs on low heat until cooked through. They would have turned a lovely golden-brown by then.
Once cooked, the meatballs go well with a whole host of things and can really even be eaten on their own. This time however, Jason made a sauce to go with them - a simple but pleasant mix of garlic, tomatoes and basil. A simple solution to sauce would be to pop open a jar of pasta sauce to heat-up in a pan. Give the meatballs a good toss around in the sauce and you've got yourself a scrumptious meal.
With Jason (and Jamie) in the house, who needs Ikea?