We turned the oven to 450F, peeled and cut up 3lb of yellow potatoes,
got them in a pot of water, brought them to a boil, and cooked them with a little salt for 3 minutes.
In the meantime we whizzed up in a food processor a small handful of sage leaves, 4 dried apricots, 4 tbls butter, 4 slices of prosciutto, 1 clove of garlic, salt, and pepper.
and filled them with the herb butter.
This gave us plenty of time to garnish the chops with 12 leaves of sage, two each.
Lily slathered them in olive oil and dusted their underside in flour.
lazy quick chopped salad.)
We found the recipe for this goodness in Jamie Oliver's cookbook Jamie's Italy . He called it of course "costolette di maiale con salvia". And salivating one does, when you put it like that.