Dear Reader, I woke up this morning and realised I was in love….with a box of chocolates! Not just any old chocolate but a box of mendiants, which incidentally I discovered completely by accident. You know when you go into a non gf shop and you find something gluten free? In your excitement you buy it, why? Well quite simply because it’s gluten free!…ok so the roasted almonds didn’t hurt and the dark chocolate kinda sealed the deal but either way I’m glad I bought them.
I realised this after discovering my hand had involuntarily finished half a box without my knowledge or consent. I guess I should have known, seeing that roasted almonds and dark chocolate is my all time favourite snack. I discovered this while living in Tunisia, with a bag of Jeff permanently glued to my hand and the smell of freshly roasted nuts floating flirtatiously through the air at every turn. The partnership just seemed inevitable.