Pork Loin Braised in Milk

Arrosto di Maiale al Latte

Preparation info

  • Serves


    as a main course
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr

Appears in

How to Cook Italian

How to Cook Italian

By Giuliano Hazan

Published 2005

  • About

Pan roasting meat with milk produces a delectable nutty brown sauce and a very tender and moist roast. I have seen many variations of this recipe but I think this simple version, which I learned from my mother, is still the best.


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 pound


  1. Put the butter and oil in a heavy-bottomed braising pan that will accommodate the pork and place it over medium-high heat. When the butter and oil are hot and the butter is just beginning to turn color, put in the meat with the fat side down. Brown the meat evenly on all sides.
  2. Season the pork with salt and pepper and add 1