Step 1Soak dates in a quarter of a bottle of cider.
Step 2Poor rest of cider in to saucepan, add demerara sugar and add half a cinnamon stick.
Step 3Bring pan to the boil and the let simmer for 5 minutes.
Step 4Add chopped apples to pan and simmer until dates and apples are soft and mixture thickens.
Step 5Pan fry the pork steaks in a hot pan (fat side down) until golden brown and then seal the sides of the steak.
Step 6Place steaks on a baking tray and put in a pre-heated oven (180 °C) for 15-20 minutes.
Step 7Add brandy, stock paste and double cream to frying pan and simmer until thickened.
Step 8Remove steaks and rest for 5 minutes.
Step 9Crumble blue cheese on top of steaks and melt under grill.
Step 10Spoon the apple compote on to a plate, place the steak on top and add the brandy sauce around steak.
- 4 pork steak
- 10 oz Country Range Solid Pack Apples
- 5 oz Country Range Chopped Dates
- 2 oz demerara Sugar
- 1 bottle Sam's cider
- 1 Country Range Cinnamon Stick
- 5 oz Devon Blue cheese
- 2 tbsp cooking brandy
- 5 tbsp double cream
- .5 tsp Country Range Vegetable Stock Paste
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