Maiale al Latte

Pork Cooked in Milk

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By Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers

Published 1995

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The curdle that results from the slow cooking together of lemon and milk makes a delicious sauce


  • 1 × 1.8 – 2.25 kg (4-5 lb) boned loin of young organic pork, rind and most of the fat removed
  • sea salt and freshly ground blac


Generously season the pork on all sides. Heat the olive oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan with a lid just large enough to hold the pork. Brown the meat on all sides, then remove. Pour away the fat.

Melt the butter in the pan, add the garlic with the sage leaves (if using) and, before the garlic begins to colour, return the pork to the pan. Add enough hot milk to come three-quarters of th