As the professional shit-stirrer who started all these book club shenanigans, D. H. Laurence Baldwin (not pictured) has finally done something useful with his evil genius and produced a totally relevant and insightful book review. Enjoy!
Book Review: "Feed Zone Portables"
Every now and again these lovely looking jam rice cakes pop up tagged with #feedzoneportables in my IG. As an athlete myself, aiming for 90g of carbs an hour, they looked worth trying. The hashtag #feedzoneportables refers to the book "Feed Zone Portables: A Cookbook of On-The-Go Food for Athletes" which appears to have a cult level status even second hand on Amazon it is £15! Scratching around, I saw the author had written an earlier book "The Feed Zone Cookbook: Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes (The Feed Zone Series)". Second hand on Amazon it is £3, below my threshold for cheap books. So the book arrives, I flick through it, utter disappointment it just has pictures of cyclists and none of the interesting recipes are even vaguely vegan.
Do not buy the book, instead follow this team Sky recipe on British Cycling Website -> https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/knowledge/nutrition/recipes/snack/article/izn20150612-Rice-cakes-0 no mention of testosterone patches or salbutamol inhalers you will need to work out the quantities of those yourself. Rice cakes are definitely worth making, a lot easier to get down than flapjacks, top tips don't use raspberry jam the seeds get stuck in your teeth and for wrapping get the fancy 2-in-1 Foil and Parchment Paper so you can package them like a pro cycling team. After all, that is why you have a club musette bag.