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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 Casserole with a Fruity Claret

The casserole combines pork and prunes with the late addition of spinach. D got the recipe from a magazine and insists that it has all the hallmarks of Sybil Kapoor’s authorship. We hadn’t tried it before, but it was really … Continue reading

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Porc au Pruneaux and an Essay on House Clarets

This is a traditional Loire dish as interpreted by Elizabeth David. Noisettes of pork fillet are served in a cream sauce with prunes that have been soaked, then cooked in white wine. Eaten French style, vegetables would be a separate … Continue reading

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Loin of Pork Stuffed with Prunes – Barbaresco

Pork with prunes is a dish common in Western France from Poitiers down to Bordeaux. On the Loire they serve it in creamy sauce and drink it with a Cabernet Franc such as Bourgueil. Further south it gets served with … Continue reading

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