50g butter, chopped 300g salami, finely chopped 200g smoky bacon, finely chopped 2 onions, finely chopped 6 garlic cloves, crushed 1 small carrot, peeled, grated ½ stalk celery, finely chopped 2 bay leaves 500g lean minced beef (rump, topside or girello) 350g minced pork (shoulder or leg) 1 cup red wine 2.5 litres (10 cups) tomato passata Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 cup packed basil fresh leaves1.
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Meatzza: Of all the recipes in Nigellissima, this is the numero uno so far, in terms of repeat requests and general all-round joyous reception it gets at home. It amuses. But then, a culinary pun, it is intended to amuse: it looks like a pizza, but its base is made out of meatball mixture, moreover a meatball mixture you don't have to roll into balls but can simply press into a tin, rather like a juicy disc of meatloaf, or polpettone.