Noisettes de Porc aux Pruneaux

Pork Noisettes with Prunes

Preparation info

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Appears in

French Regional Cooking

By Anne Willan

Published 1981

  • About

‘Prunes de Tours’ are famous. The name is ambiguous, for it could refer to the city, or to the ‘tours’ (towers) in which fresh plums used to be dried for the winter.


8–12 prunes


Soak the prunes in the wine for a few hours or overnight; then drain them, reserving the liquid. Pit the prunes and put them in a pot with the reserved liquid and a pinch of cinnamon. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes, or until tender.

Meanwhile, roll and tie the pork at intervals of <