• 1 and ¾ lbs (800 grams) of pork
  • 10 dry pitted prunes
  • 20 chestnuts
  • bay leaves
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup of a dry white wine
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Don’t let the name deter you. The beautiful combination of sweet and salty will be great to you and your guests.








– Make a small hole about ¾ an inch (2 centimeters) at each end, that goes through the center of the pork.
– Stuff the meat with dry prunes.

– Cut the top of the chestnuts and boil them in hot water for 20 minutes. Dry them and peel them.

– Brown the pork in a baking pan with olive oil and Bay leaves.  Add the wine and let it evaporate, then add salt, pepper and milk.

– Bake in the oven at 350 F for 90 minutes, rotating frequently.

– Add the peeled chestnuts to the roast and let it bake for other 20 minutes.

Serve still warm and enjoy, pairing with Cabernet wine!