While at work last week I was chatting about food - always on the agenda - and he was describing how ill and bloated he feels after eating pasta. He went on to say that even though he feels sick every single time, he still eats it regularly because "It's a treat". It literally takes days for his body to recover.
This is the perfect dessert to whip out whenever you hear someone saying healthy food is bland tasting. It is just as indulgent and comforting as the original, only far better for you. So whether you are celebrating thanksgiving on Thursday or just looking for an excuse to indulge, cosy down with this gloriously 'guilt-free' pecan pie.
Unlike the modern day, rich foods in a traditional household would have consisted of sugar, fat, flour and eggs. Now I can't imagine in the 15th century (first records of pancake day and pancake tossing) they cared about intolerances or that a need for gluten and dairy free existed but, fast forward a few hundred years, or a wee bit more, and there is most definitely a need.