Monday, July 20, 2009
A drink with jam and bread
Do you remember the Do-Re-Mi song from "The Sound of Music" where they refer to "Tea, a drink with jam and bread"? That was on my mind this weekend when I decided it was time to use up some of the zucchini my friend Deberah has been supplying me with this summer. So, I made Zucchini Bread and had it with some very special tea and jam!
My recipe for Zucchini Bread is just a simple, basic recipe from the "Taste of Georgia" cookbook published by Newnan's Junior Service League. This hugely popular book has been in print since 1977, and my copy, which I've had for years, is a real "go-to" cookbook for me.
The Zucchini Bread turned out beautifully. I leave the zucchini unpeeled when I shred it, as I like to see the little flecks of green in the bread. And for a special treat, I enjoyed mine with a cup of Ti Guan Yin (from Harney) and some delicious Berry Berry Ti Kuan Yin Jam (from Marmalady's). The recipe I used made two loaves of Zucchini Bread, and I love that I now have an extra loaf in the freezer for when I want a treat but don't feel like baking!