Place the potatoes on a tablespoon one at a time, carefully cut thin slices into the potatoes but do not cut all the way through. Place the potatoes on a baking tray lined with baking paper, season. Spread the butter over the top.
Approx. 30 mins. in the lower half of an oven preheated to 220°C. Combines the carrots, sugar and butter, season with salt, add to the potatoes, bake for another 20 mins. or so.
Without adding any oil, toast the almonds in a frying pan until golden brown, chop roughly. Mix the pesto, olives and almonds. Scatter over the potatoes and carrots. Spread with crème fraîche.