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 →

Fig jam

I moved to Sospel, southern France, last month and I've been enjoying cooking locally grown products even more than usual. We are on the last stretch of figs season and I'm stocking up on this great fruit by making some jam. Ingredients 2,5 kg of fresh figs 1 kg of sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract... Continue Reading →

Figs and almond pie

On my ride today I was lucky enough to come accross a fid tree crowling under its fruits, I gragged a few to make a pie... Ingredients Crust 250grams of rice flour 125grams of coconut butter 50grams of sugar 1 egg yolk 1 pinch of salt water Feeling 2 eggs 80grams of sugar 10cl of... Continue Reading →

Nutella muffins

It has been 8 weeks since I had replacement surgery for my ACL and I'm finally allowed and able to ride again. So to celebrate I decided to bake myself and my coworkers some Nutella muffins . Ingredients 1 1/2 cups rice flour 1 cup almond meal 1 tablespoon baking powder 3 tablespoons vegetable oil... Continue Reading →

Butternut squash muffins

Yesterday morning I had a little time before breakfast and a cooked butternut squash from the night before, so I decided to try out this recipe that I had in mind for a while.   Ingredients 5/8 butternut squash, baked, skined, deseeded and roughly chopped1/2 honey 4 large free-range or organic eggs 1/2 cup coconut... Continue Reading →

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