Recently we met up with some of our awesome Twitter friends whom we’d never met in person before. It was a fun filled night with food, lots of talking about cycling, ginger beer slurpees and feeding possums!
The following Friday night we went back to the same Japanese place for food but this time we snapped some photos.
Tofu Vegie Don
More on the cooking theme this week with these great videos from Dr Lim on the food prepared for racers.
It’s no secret I love cycling and cooking and when the two of them come together it’s just made of WIN.
During the Vuelta the awesome blog Veggin the Vuelta had me wishing to move to Spain and eat vegetarian food and cycle all the time.
I mean check out this potato omelette!
For more of their amazing recipes jump on over to their blog and check out all the yummy looking food. Veggin
This weekend hundreds of cyclists will be lining up to take part in Paris – Brest – Paris. It is sure to be an amazing time for them as they attempt such a historical race.
Now perhaps you haven’t done the training or the qualifying rides to be able to take part? Never fear here at Rocket Fuel HQ we have a way for you to enjoy this historical race.
We present to you the Paris -Brest cake!
It is made in a circle shape to look like a bicycle wheel and was invented by a baker who had a store on the route and wanted to help celebrate the great race.
Made from choux pastry with a cream filling it has continued to be a favourite treat ever since.
You can find the full recipe and how to on the Joy of Baking
A round up of the best recipes we can find to get you baking to win the “best dressed picnic blanket” at the Tweed Games right after the Tweed Ride!
Whole wheat raspberry ricotta scones from smitten kitchen
The wonderful Martha Stewart has over 16 recipes to choose from.
Lemonade scones from Taste (I’ve heard these made an appearance at last year’s Tweed Ride and were a big hit!)
Date scones (my favourite) from All Recipes
I hope this helps with the baking and you’ll be all ready for some yummy scones post ride as you watch and participate in the Tweed Games!
This year as part of the Tweed Games that will be happening post ride one of the prizes will be going to the best dressed picnic blanket. So here is a post choc a block filled with inspiration for the best picnic ever.
Click on the images to be taken to the recipes.
Raspberry topped lemon muffins via Smitten Kitchen
I made a batch of the raspberry lemon muffins the other night to taste test and wow yummo!
Inside out Neapolitan cake from Sweetpolita
I dream of being able to cook a cake that looks that good!
Or if cookies are more your thing how about these icecream style ones?
Icecream cookies from Sweet Sugarbelle
Pink Rainbow cake from Call Me Cupcake
So these are pretty fancy cakes but they are here to give you inspiration to whip up something from a batch of scones to cucumber sandwiches bring your picnic blanket and have a great time hanging out with everyone after the Tweed Ride.
See you all there! oh and if you have other recipes or inspiration you’d like to share add them in the comments am always looking for new recipes!