Region: Italy, Lombardy
Category: Basic Recipes and Sauces
This is a very easy sauce to make and is excellent when serving roast duck, chicken or pork. In the photo a slice of roasted pork loin is sauce with the prune sauce.
[photo: Clifford A. Wright]
Yield: Makes about 1 ¼ cups
Preparation Time: 35 minutes
2 cups duck (preferably) or chicken broth
8 prunes, pitted and chopped
˝ cup dry Marsala wine
˝ cup heavy cream
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
In a saucepan, bring the duck broth to a boil over high heat, reduce the heat to medium, add the prunes, Marsala wine, and cream and reduce by three-quarters, about 30 minutes. Salt and pepper, if desired, and reserve until needed or use immediately.