Glazed Ham and Pork Loaf
|Lean ham||3⁄4 Pound (375 gram)|
|Dried apricots||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Pork mince||1 Pound (500 gram)|
|Chopped parsley||3 Tablespoon|
|Dry breadcrumbs||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Skim milk||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Apple cider vinegar||3 Tablespoon|
|Dijon mustard||2 Tablespoon|
1. ln a food processor or blender, process ham and apricots until finely chopped. Transfer to a large mixing bowl, add pork mince, parsley, breadcrumbs and milk (a), mix well. Press mixture into a greased and lined loaf tin (b). Bake in a moderate oven for 15 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, to make glaze, mix together sugar, vinegar, mustard and 1/4 cup water in a small saucepan (c) over moderate heat. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat.
3. Brush top of loaf with some of the glaze (d), return to oven for another 15 minutes, glaze again, repeat every 15 minutes until loaf has been in oven for 1 hour.
4. Turn loaf out onto a baking tray, brush glaze over bottom and sides, cook for a further 15 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes before slicing.