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Roast Pork in Celery Seed Sauce

A main meal, bound to impress

  • Large joint of pork

For the seasoning:

  • 2-3 t cumin

For the sauce

  • Ground pepper
  • Celery seed (or Lovage)
  • Pinch of caraway
  • Pinch of fennel
  • Rosemary (or rue)
  • Pork or chicken stock
  • Red wine
  • Butter or olive oil
  • Flour
  • Celery seed, ground

Roast Pork in Celery Seed Sauce
Roast Pork in Celery Seed Sauce
(The finished product)

  • Prepare the roast pork by first wiping the meat, then sprinkling it with cumin several hours before cooking.
  • Roast uncovered in a very hot oven for 35 min per pound.

For the sauce

  • Grind together pepper, celery seed (or lovage), caraway, fennel, and rosemary (or rue). Blend with stock, red wine, and butter or olive oil.
  • Put the sauce in a pan, bring to a boil, then simmer slowly for 25 minutes. Thicken with flour.
  • Remove the finished roast from the oven and sprinkle it with celery seed.
  • Slice the meat and serve with the sauce.
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