Persimmon muffins

There still is quite some persimmons on a tree along one of my rides, so it's quite easy to grab a few to carry home in my backpack to eat fresh or cooked. This recipe is quite simple and fast and really yummy. Ingredients 4 very ripe persimmons 270 grams flour 200 grams sugar 6... Continue Reading →

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Persimmon marmalade

The persimmons I had spotted on my ride a couple weeks ago have started to be ripe. So we went to pick some up and I've decided to make some jam qith it to be able to keep it as long as possible during the upcoming winter month. Ingredients 1kg persimmons' flesh (it has to... Continue Reading →

A.B.Cs energy balls

For the past few weeks as my knee has finally been getting better, I've been able to ramp up the mileage and do longer rides. While going on longer rides, it's also getting colder out here and I need extra calories to fuel my rides. As I don't digest well processed food and most energy... Continue Reading →

Arbutus jam

This morning we went on a little hike to play gatherer: I love this part of France where I now live as we can just walk out the door and go pick up fruits and herbs in the wilderness. The most common one are herbs of course that you can find year-round: thyme, rosemary, savory,... Continue Reading →

Onion marmalade

This is Matt's recipe that I just cooked and I've transcribed it as thoroughly as possible as it is an eye-bowling-measurements type of recipe he gave me but I wanted proper measurements. It's delicious with cheese or cured ham or simply by itself on warm bread. Ingredients 10 red onions 2 tbsp vegetable oil 50... Continue Reading →

Tiramisu

This is by far my favorite dessert, it's definitely not gluten-free or dairy-free, far from it, but I'll endure the stomach-ache for just a couple of spoon of it. It is my guilty pleasure. Ingredients 4 eggs 250 grams sugar 500 grams mascarpone Lady fingers Dark chocolate 1 cup coffee Preparation Separate the eggwhites from... Continue Reading →

Candied ginger

I snacks on those like crazy, so I decided to try and make some homemade ones.   Ingredients 250 g of fresh ginger 400 g sugar 0.25 liter of water Preparation Peel the ginger root as thinly as possible. Cut into cubes or sticks then soak in cold water for 1 hour. Drain. Put the... Continue Reading →

Chocolate lava cake with pears and homemade marzipan

I wanted to make some homemade marzipan to bring on rides as a snack. I made quite a lot (there is never too much marzipan) and I ended up using it in this delicious dessert recipe which is  a variation of the traditional  chocolate lava cake.   Ingredients Marzipan 100g almond meal 100g sugar 2cl... Continue Reading →

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