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Pork Fillet in a Creamy lemon and Thyme Sauce

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Pork Fillet with Lemon and Thyme

   This week I have been proudly using our very first harvest of home grown lemons. Their dark yellow skins are a joy, the colour of spring and the promise of sunshine. Scratch the skin and the aroma is huge, reminiscent of  eating lemon sherbet on a hot summers day, or walking among trees bearing beautiful ripe fruits in the groves of Sicily. These large lemons are also filled with a good quantity of delicious juice. What a treat, and well done to ‘The Hubby’, and gardener Anna for looking after them so well this year. 

I have also been busy this week and so our family suppers have needed to be quick and easy. Either ten minutes to prepare before cooking slowly, or up front fast and easy. Lean, mild, tender and delicious, pork fillet fits the bill nicely.  They need no more than 15 minutes cooking time in total (for the weights indicated in the recipe), and five minutes resting time, while you finish off ,or dish up your veg, mash and sauce accompaniments. Continue reading