This dish is perfect if you are looking for that warm cozy feeling.  We feel the cider brings out a nice kick in this dish and its always good to get your veggies in when you can!


  • 1 table spoon butter

  • 2 pork loin chops 

  • 4 slices of smoked bacon, or ham cut into pieces

  • 2 potatoes, cut into medium chunks

  • 1 carrot, cut into 1/2 inch chunks

  • 1 small Turnip, cut into chunks

  • 1⁄2 large cabbage cut into smaller pieces

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 4 oz Irish cider

  • 1/2 cup chicken stock



1. Heat the butter in a casserole dish until sizzling, then fry the pork for 2-3 mins on each side until browned. Remove from the pan.

2. Add the bacon, carrot, potatoes and turnip into the pan, then gently fry until slightly colored. Stir in the cabbage, sit the chops back on top, add the bay leaf, then pour over the cider and stock.

3. Cover the pan and leave everything to gently simmer for 20 mins until the pork is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.

4. Serve and enjoy!