Courgettes. I love them. Earlier in the year I discovered courgetti, and I've never looked back. Everyone I know who grows vegetables says they are constantly battling with the never-ending number of courgettes that grow at this time of year, and knowing what to do with them. I have my Mum, neighbour and boss offloading their spare courgettes on me, so I've had to be creative - there's only so much courgetti and roasted veg one girl can eat!
I picked up this courgette loaf recipe from the BBC Good Food website and last week finally got round to having a go at making it. Much like carrot cake, courgette helps to keep your bake deliciously moist and the flavour deep. I didn't have any raisins at the time so just added some more walnuts, but think it could have done with the raisins to give some more sweetness. That said, it got a great response from my friends who
I forced it upon willingly tried it for me - not super sweet like a cake, but tasty and lightly spiced. A slice of this with a cuppa and a slick of butter - perfection.
You can find the recipe here - do let me know if you give it a go!