chocolate cake!

GF Vegan Chocolate Cake

1 c white rice flour
3/4 c millet flour
3/4 c tapioca starch
1/4 c teff flour
1 c gluten free cocoa powder
1 T baking powder
3/4 t baking soda
2 t guar gum
2 t salt

1 c canola oil
1 c agave nectar
1 c applesauce
1 T gluten free vanilla extract
1 c hot coffee

Mix dry ingredients thoroughly before adding wet ingredients (cocoa and
tapioca both tend to clump, make sure they are evenly distributed!). If you
have no coffee on hand, substitute hot water.

Pour into two greased round cake pans. The cakes shouldn't be very tall.

Bake at 325 for 26 minutes, switching racks at 16 minutes.

Let cool for at least 20 minutes before removing from pans.

GF Yogurt Frosting (non-vegan)

1 qt greek style plain yogurt
1-2 T sugar (to taste)
zest from 1 orange
1/4 c fresh squeezed orange juice
1 T finely chopped fresh ginger
1/4 t salt

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Add more zest or sugar to taste.

To Assemble:

Flip one cake out onto a cutting board, right side up if possible. With a long
knife, slice in half horizontally. Set aside top layer. Spread cake with two
heaping spoonfuls of frosting, and replace top layer upside down.

Using a second work surface, cut the second cake in half. Add frosting to the
first cake and pile on the next layer. Repeat one more time and top off with
the rest of the frosting. Your cake should look like a giant whoopie pie.


Spotted: True That on Design Sponge!

I was at Mission Bikes yesterday to deliver this shiny new batch of leg
straps for the SF Bike Expo...

When someone told me about this post on Design Sponge featuring a
Mission Bike with a True That corset!

Pretty cool to still see them around (it's been 6 months since I made one!).

Jerseys on the other hand are still coming!



true what?

All-wool jerseys, just in time for the rain! Made from recycled wool
sweaters. If you would like a jersey, or have wool sweaters to donate,
please let me know! Jerseys are $65 with shipping.


i'm back!

and happy to be home.

here are some photos to fill you in on the past month!

chocolate and lemon layer cookies! raspberry jam in the middle from
Serendipity raspberries!

Fifth Crow Farms' scarlet queen turnips! They were so pretty I had to take
a photo, and they tasted even better than they looked!

I treated myself to a handlebar bag from Acorn Bags in LA. My ride is

We had an awesome trip to the East coast. Thanks to everyone who hosted
us, or found us along our route.

Of course, we couldn't travel without cooking. Thank goodness for

I'll post more soon! There may even be some drawings in the works...