I had always assumed this dessert to be a challenge. Truth is, I was discouraged by the thought of artfully sliced apples, placed with precision...

When in doubt, get baking.

I've opened up my Little Black Book of recipes to share with you to enjoy at home during this crazy times.

These are much loved recipes for home cooking, enjoyed by my family on a regular basis. Many of these formulas came from friends and mentors and are definitely tried and tested.

First up: Best in Show Banana Bread.