From the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin.
600g whole wheat flour (300g stone ground)
150g white flour (450g if using stone ground)
2 1/2 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
3 T brown sugar
1 cup Guinness
Mix butter with dry ingredients, add milk, molasses and Guinness. Mix just until wet. Bake in a buttered or parchment lined loaf pan for 40-45 minutes at 325F.
This is lighter than the traditional English version made with dates. Adapted from Gordon Ramsay’s recipe. (Baking by weight is foolproof)
110g brown sugar
8g baking powder
1 ripe banana, mashed
Cream butter and sugar, add egg, add dry ingredients and mashed banana.
Spoon into lined pan.
Bake 10 minutes at 350, then reduce heat to 170 and bake another 30 minutes or until tests dry with a skewer.
85g corn syrup
120mL whipping cream
Boil sugar, butter and syrup until deep caramel colored. Add cream. Serve warm (can be reheated) over pudding with (unsweetened) whipped cream or ice cream.
chicken breasts or pieces
1 cup crushed corn flakes, Special K, Just Right…
2 Tbsp sesame seeds
salt and pepper
Mix cereal with sesame seeds and seasonings. Coat chicken with mayonnaise and coat well with cereal mix. Bake at 350F for 40 – 50 minutes depending on the size of pieces. Works well for chicken fingers (reduce baking time)
From chef Michael Smith.
1 1/2 – 2 pounds pork tenderloin or chops
1/2 cup molasses
1/4 cup rum
2 Tbsp grainy mustard
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp allspice
1 tsp hot sauce
This vinaigrette works well with any green salad, especially with fruit added. Opt for spinach or lettuce with nectarine, cucumber, mint, and onion
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
2 Tbsp maple syrup
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
Shake or whisk together and toss with kale, strawberries, red onion, soft cheese chunks, walnuts or pecans.