The Musette: Tarta de Santiago

The opening five stages of this year’s Vuelta a Espana are in Galicia and include three summit finishes. Before the start, riders might well consider stopping off in the city of Santiago de Compostela to have their endeavours blessed – it can’t hurt.

Down at the cycling club it’s not uncommon to hold BBQs to thank our many volunteers and their families for their ongoing support as without their assistance we wouldn’t be able to hold our various events. I like to prepare from scratch the pre-BBQ nibbles, accompanying salads and all-important desserts. Of course, I also like proving to the French that us Brits can cook. I enjoy the challenge of mass catering. It’s as easy to cater for 100 as it is for ten, you just need to spend a bit more time on planning and preparation. Continue reading