Shanghi Lion Head Meatballs

This is called Shanghi Lions Head meatballs because once cooked the meatballs resemble the head of a lion, while the long pieces of cabbage resemble the mane. The perfect feast day meal for Saint Leo the Great. Leo in Latin means Lion.


Today is the feast day of Saint Leo the Great. He was Pope from 440 to 461. He is also known as the Doctor of the Church. He was of Italian decent. He was best known for meeting Attila the Hun and persuading him to trun back from invading Italy.


H was Theoligically remembered for issuing the Tome of Leo. The name Leo in Latin means lion so this Lion Head meatball recipe would ba an apropriate name-day meal.


Peace be with you,