Spelt banana bread with chocolate, dates and tahini lends a twist to 2020's quarantine darling
August 21, 2020
Maybe it's the home comfort it exudes, maybe it's how easy it is to make, but for a variety of, mostly inexplicable, reasons, banana bread has become everyone's quarantine darling. There were a couple of weeks where I couldn't scroll through Instagram without seeing at least three loaves on my feed.
Google confirmed it: Banana bread searches are way up compared to other baked goods.
I'll be honest: I didn't get on board until recently. Besides for having a serious aversion to all things banana, I just couldn't see the appeal of a loaf made of overripe, mushy fruit. Where was the razzle-dazz...