Le Pounti

Pork, spinach and prunes in batter

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Jeanne Strang

Published 1991

  • About

Pounti is a filling country dish from the Auvergne which is baked in the oven, and would originally have been made on bread-making day. Its ingredients depend on what comes to hand, particularly in the way of meat, e.g. cold minced pork, provided it is a mixture of lean and fat, or pure pork sausagemeat. Meat might not always have been added in the poorer homes, being replaced by prunes. However, the pork and prune combination, a well tried and successful one, is definitely the makin