Devon Pork and Cider

Devon Pork And Cider

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Carole Davis


This is my mother-in-laws favorite meal at my home. We got this recipe in Cornwall. It is a typical Cornish recipe. Welsh cusine varies from region to region. I have been making this for over 40 years


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30 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 lb
    pork filet(tenderloin}
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 stick
  • 4 small
    cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery chopped
  • 3
    shallots chopped(any kind of onion will do)
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1 pinch
  • 2 c
    sweet cider
  • 1/3 c
  • ·

  • 1 lb
  • 1/2 lb
    pilchards (optional)
  • 1 c

How to Make Devon Pork and Cider


  1. Cut the meat into cubes and toss in the flour. Heat the butter in a large pan and add the meat. Gently brown
  2. Add the apples, celery, onions, salt and pepper, cinnamon and cider to the pan. Transfer the mix to an ovenproof dish.
  3. Cook in moderate oven(350*F) for about 1 hour. Just beforw serving stir in cream and Sprinkle with chopped parsley. served with rice or potatoes. The Welsh potato version is called Dippy. However, I draw the line at eating sardines, I have substituted creamed herring. You can omit them entirely.
  4. Boil the potatoes and pilchards in cream until cooked, about 30 to 40 min. Cool slightly and serve

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About Devon Pork and Cider

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: UK/Ireland
Other Tag: Heirloom

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