Take a bite of this pie, letting the crust crumbling underneath your fork and taste the thick, creamy caramel, set below bananas topped with a smooth layer of fresh whipped cream. You’ll go straight back to childhood with nostalgic, comforting flavours.
I was taught how to make this pie by my distant English relative who warmly welcomed me into her home when I was a lonely 19 year-old backpacker on the tail-end of a five-month Euro-trip. Pat brushed if off as if it was no work (it isn’t, really) and nothing to write home about, but write home I did. Maybe it was because I was running out of money at that point, and every crumb of free food tasted gourmet, but I truly think it’s due to classic flavours, easy preparation, and cheap ingredients.
And of course, the love that held everything together. You can’t beat it. Continue reading