Flavoured Ghee-Roasted Potatoes/pommes de terre assaisonnées au four au beurre indien

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Now I can easily sit here and pretend this recipe was all part of my genius plan and in a way it was.  I fancied some good old fashioned roast potatoes (thought I’d get a bit of practice in before Christmas!) but I didn’t have any goose or duck fat to hand.  In fact I generally don’t have any of those fats around the house and it was a Sunday, so I more-than-couldn’t-be-bothered to go and buy some at the supermarket, then I remembered, I’d recently made Karahi Gosht for dinner and had loads of leftover ghee.  I figured the properties were about the same so I’d give it a go and the results really were amazing!

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Pão de Queijo

I thought it only right to start my breakfast post with Pão de Queijo, which literally translated means cheese bread, it’s the ubiquitous cheesy savoury treat, generally eaten in Brazil for breakfast and snack times.  It’s very easy and quick to make and has a lovely, airy, chewy texture, with a light crisp on the outside.

Eating them is a bit like that eating a pack of Pringles.

You know what I mean. …

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Gluten Free Milk Bread

Happy New Year everyone! Before you say it I realise I’m kinda late to write a blog post ushering in the New Year but I’ve been having milk issues! I mean, what do you do when you have waaay too much milk in the fridge and not enough time to do something with it? This is the question I’ve been pondering for quite a while now and with time running out running out and a belly full of milkshake and porridge.  I realised I had to do something quick.

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Double Hazelnut and Ginger Cookies/Cookies aux deux gingembres et aux noisettes

So I think I owe an apology to all cookie aficionados as I have now become a lover of the common cookie! I’m thinking the reason I wasn’t into them was because I’d never actually tried homemade cookies before and well I made some over the Christmas holidays and they were delicious!

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