Tag: pecans

Apple, Maple + Pecan Cake

Apple, Maple + Pecan Cake

I can’t believe how fast summer has gone. My baby starts back at school tomorrow – and to think at the beginning of the holidays I was a bit concerned about how I would keep her entertained for almost eight weeks! But I needn’t have […]

Chocolate & Brazil Nut Banana Loaf

Chocolate & Brazil Nut Banana Loaf

A banana loaf was, if memory serves, the first cake I made from Nigella Lawson’s undisputed classic, How To Be A Domestic Goddess. The unmistakeable, sweetly nostalgic scent of baked banana filled the kitchen and my heart burst with pride as I pulled the golden […]

Summer Holidays Week 4: Pecan Cookies

Summer Holidays Week 4: Pecan Cookies

Ah, week four of the summer holidays. Just about half way through for my daughter, who was among the first to finish nursery and will be one of the last to start reception in September. We’ve been doing a lot of baking (surprise!) including things […]

Classic Pecan Pie

Classic Pecan Pie

I’m well aware that I’m not very good at concealing my weakness for old American bakes. Grasshopper Pie, Blueberry Muffins, Brownies, Blondies, Lady Baltimore cake…. they are all here on this blog. I can’t apologise for any of them – they are all ridiculously good! […]

Quinoa Salad with Peach, Pomegranate & Pecans

Quinoa Salad with Peach, Pomegranate & Pecans

…and feta. But it was already a mouthful of a title. A bit like the salad itself. This is no plate of floppy iceberg and not much else – no, this is salad done my way! Full of flavours that feel just right together, and […]

Streusel-Topped Tropical Loaf Cake

Streusel-Topped Tropical Loaf Cake

This really is an ugly duckling of a loaf cake, but it makes up for it in deliciousness! This is one of my very favourite bakes – it is moist and full of flavour. The streusel-like, crumbly topping is popular in the Caribbean and the cake contains […]