There is something very magical about food markets. That's why I love Borough Market, and even though it's pretty expensive, I love having my Saturday wander around the market even when I have nothing specific to purchase. However, even when I have "nothing specific" to buy, when I go, I end up with a bag full of goodies. Borough Market is amazing if you are following a gluten-free diet or any other "free" diet in general. I looove treating myself there to amazing gluten-free carrot cake.. this is my soft spot. Looks Iike I am getting off the subject as I was to write a recipe for my APPLE&PEAR gluten free pie/crumble. (In my Polish dictionary we don't differentiate pie from crumble so after 10 years living in the UK I am still confused which one is which one). Oki dokie, here you go:
300g Buckwheat flour (always naturally Gluten free)
3 spoons of potato flour (always naturally Gluten free)
100g of brown sugar (or more if you like it super sweet, I like it a bit sour)
3 eggs (3 yolks, 2 whites).
1 spoon of baking powder
200g of sugar (half a cup)
3 LARGE (Borough Market size) apples
2 LARGE Pears
half a cup if sultans or raisins
teaspoon of cinamon
3 spoons of brown sugar
Mix all with your hands- is good enough
approx 170g of the dough put into freezer - whilst you are peeling and chopping the fruits
Fill the baking tray with baking paper, cover with pastry and put to the fridge for 10 mins (whilst you're doing the fruits).
Chop apples and pears (and don't eat too much whilst chopping as I usually do).
Heat in a pan with sugar, cinnamon, raisins- add pear at 2-3 mins later as they water quickly
Heat until fruits are slightly mashy and water evaporates
Heat without lid so the water can evaporate
Put the mashy hot fruits into the baking tray with pastry
Greater the slightly frozen bowl of pastry (as per picture) on the top of the fruits
Bake in 175 degrees for approx 45-55min until the topping is golden brown.
Enjoy, #StayHappyAndCarryOn, tell me if you tried/like it :)
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