Product Review: Shabtai Gourmet Raspberry Roll
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Mar 10 2010

Product Review: Shabtai Gourmet Raspberry Roll

A couple of months back, I received some complimentary products from Shabtai Gourmet to review. I stored some of those products in the freezer because there was simply no way to get through them all. Yesterday we had my in-laws over for dinner, so I pulled out the Shabtai Gourmet Raspberry Roll for dessert.

We had picked up a couple of rotisserie chickens for dinner – so simple! This is another one of my easy weeknight meal ideas. All you have to add is a side or 2 and a salad an you are set!

Now, back to the SG Raspberry Roll. I took the Raspberry Roll out of the freezer in the morning & let it defrost on the counter all day (I left it in the package at this point). Right before dinner I removed the roll from the package & placed it on a serving platter. I was tempted to dig in right then, but I behaved myself. After dinner I cut the roll into 6 slices. I couldn’t believe how moist the roll was! The flavor was just perfect – raspberry with just a touch of coconut from the outside of the roll. Even picky Jon loved this roll – he is not a fan of coconut, but tasted a bite of mine & then asked for his own slice!! He even protested when I packaged up the last 2 slices for a couple of gluten-free friends that work with my husband. If Jon doesn’t want to share, you know it is good! I would not hesitate to order this again.

I think the next item on my list from Shabtai is the Swiss Chocolate Cake Roll. My grandmother used to make a chocolate roll that looked just like this! I am sure it will bring back memories.

If you are looking for Shabtai Gourmet products in your area, check here to see where you can find them. If they are not in your area, no worries, you can order from their website & there is free shipping in the continental US! Really, you can’t beat that. Have you tried the Shabtai Gourmet Raspberry Roll?

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Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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  • http://www.glutenfreepromotions.com Tiffany Janes

    Kay – I love the Apricot roll from this company even more than the Raspberry! These are sold here at Natural Foods Warehouse and Return to Eden (that I know of). Since they have free shipping with no minimum order, everyone can try them without much expense. I keep the roll in the freezer and cut a piece as needed. It takes about 40 minutes to get to a nice temp. for me to enjoy. Love it!

  • http://glutenfreeislife.com/ Kimberly Bouldin

    Tiffany,

    I love all things apricot, so I will make sure to try them! I didn’t think about cutting off a slice while frozen. Great idea!! Have you tried the Chocolate Cake Roll? Looks like a big Ho-Ho! MMM!!!

    Kim

  • Cara

    Was this soft? I had some products from them and I was expecting them to be soft, but they tasted old and hard.

  • http://www.glutenfibrofree.com fibrohubby

    wow, when my wife first went gluten-free, I think she thought she’s never eat anything good again…I’m amazed how many great recipes are out there…thanks for sharing this one!

  • http://glutenfreeislife.com/ Kimberly Bouldin

    Cara – this did not taste old & hard at all. This was soft & fresh, even after being in my freezer for a month.

  • Cara

    That’s good! I would like to try it again, because I have only read glowing reviews. I must have got a bad batch.