Pecan pies are good, delicious even. However, the tastiness is partly due to the less than health ingredient corn syrup. I decided to try and replace the syrup with a healthier more flavourful ingredient – chestnut puree. It worked as expected – less sweet with a balanced pecan and chestnut flavour. Even Julia who does not like chestnuts enjoyed it.
I never liked eggplant due to its texture, it prevented me from enjoying the flavour. Babaganoush however is a very yummy and easy to make dip. It’s right there next to hummus and tzatziki. Consume with pita or any crusty bread.