"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
Mix sugar and oil until well blended. Add egg yolks one at a time, beating after each addition. Sift dry ingredients into sugar mixture and mix well. Add carrots and pecans and mix thoroughly. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into batter. Pour into greased and floured tube pan. Bake at 350º for 1 1/2 hours. Remove from pan and let cool completely before icing. See following icing recipe.
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