The Musette: Pork Paradise

This recipe is one of my own invention which borrows elements from Bigos – the Polish national dish – and Choucroute, the Alsatian classic. All three recipes use copious amounts of sauerkraut and pork to provide hearty warming fare for the winter months. It’s another of my one-pot dishes which I typically cook in advance and reheat upon my return from riding or which will happily bubble away in the oven on a low heat while I’m out riding. Continue reading

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The Musette: Sticky chocolate prune cake

Chocolate cakes are always popular at cycling club events. I’ve tried a number of different versions but this one really hits the spot. It’s very rich – you only need a small piece to get that sugar hit – so it goes a lot further. Crucial when you’re feeding up to 500 hungry cyclists in a morning. I like to think that the addition of all those prunes must make it better for you too. Continue reading