Tag Archives: Pork

Pork Chops with Sourdough Salsa and Beaujolais

I’m getting predictable; pork with Beaujolais in late summer should no longer be a surprise. But actually the point is to find out the things that go together and to stick with them. Anyone who really cares will continue to … Continue reading

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Pork Fillet stuffed with Prunes and a Claret

The dish is best known in the Loire and D has cooked variations on the theme for longer than she would want me to reveal. This kind of longevity is achieved only by classic combinations and that is what we … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Red Peppers and Cote du Rhone

We began with a Sauvignon Blanc aperitif, a Concha y Toro, Corte Ignacio Ucuquer Sauvignon Blanc 2010 from the Rapel Valley in Chile. It is a ‘selected’ Sauvignon of 13.5% alcohol and cost £6.25 from the Wine Society (normally £7.50). … Continue reading

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Pork Fillet with Apples and a Fleurie

Chunks of pork fillet are fried quickly, a sauce is made in the same pan with cream and Calvados. Apples are sautéed and everything is served together and sprinkled with lots of parsley and tarragon.  D added some mange tout … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Lentils and a Beaujolais

The lentils are the base of a salsa that is liberally dosed with lemon – a much lighter treatment than is associated with the word ‘lentils’ – and a good balance to the broad taste and fatty tendency of pork. … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Red Peppers; a Sauvignon Kickoff and a Choice of Reds

We began by sipping some Leyda Garuma Vineyard, Sauvignon Blanc 2009 from Chile via the Wine Society. It is a single vineyard wine with huge, for Sauvignon, 14% alcohol, but much crisper than that might imply. The label says “Ripe … Continue reading

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Thai Pork Rissoles with Alsace Riesling

Good taste isn’t immediately associated with the word ‘rissoles’, but what’s wrong with a pork meatball as long as it’s properly made and served with the right accompaniments? This is an ‘Asian fusion’ take on something you really might find … Continue reading

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