Chocolate Banana Muffins with Pecans

I got the idea for these muffins from my Carrot Cake Muffins with Dates & Pecans.  I loved the crunch of the nuts throughout the muffin, but wanted to change-up the flavours this time.  Chocolate and banana is one of those combinations that just goes so well together.  Throw in some pecans and you’ve got…

Roasted Figs with Goats Cheese & Crispy Prosciutto

Figs have two main growing seasons.  The first is now, before the summer and the second is in the autumn.  This means that at the moment there are lots of figs in the stores.  I found some mini figs that looked so amazing and ripe that I knew I wanted to cook with them tonight and…