Avocado Toast and a Gluten Free Giveaway (Week Two – 8.12.14) CLOSED

Avocado Toast

Hey good people

I had a day off today, so spent a large portion of the day baking (of course!) and making sandwiches.  Since the launch of this giveaway, I’ve been slightly obsessed with finding new combos of old sandwiches.  I’m not sure how new this is, but it’s certainly one that’s new to me.

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Gluten Free Giveaway

Hey folks!

So…

You read my post

You went scouring the supermarket shelves and came out empty-handedangry_woman

Before you get carried away and start writing me hate mail….

  • Don’t fall on your knees in the middle of the gfree supermarket aisle screaming……..(click on pic above)
  • Don’t send all those other gluten-free loaves crashing to the floor with a swift swipe of the hand
  • Don’t end up being escorted out of said supermarket clutching your debit card and screaming NO! at the top of your voice.
  • Don’t get mad guys

Get freebies

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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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Vanilla Sponge Cheesecake/Cheesecake à la vanille quart quarts

Cheesecake, meet Sponge Cake.

Sponge cake, meet Cheesecake.

and that was how this beautiful relationship started.

Cheesecake was a crazy reckless kind of guy who needed a little stability in his life.  His previous girlfriends had been a little flaky and quite frankly a bit too crumbly and unreliable. He needed someone that would keep him grounded but still allow him space to breathe.

Enter the light-as-a-feather sponge cake whipped to egg white perfection and sprinkled with ground almonds.  Their eyes met from across the room and at that moment, they knew it was meant to be…..♥

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