The Culinary Cyclist (A Book Announcement)

books,news — by Johanna

One of my 1st projects for 2013 will be to illustrate the book The Culinary Cyclist, written by Anna Brones and published by Elly Blue and her independent publishing company, Taking the Lane Media. If you know Anna and I its easy to understand that this project is super exciting for both of us. First of all we do like working together, as many of you have already have seen proof of, on top of that we share a great passion for food and bikes.

The Culinary Cyclist is a guidebook to good living, based around two loves: bikes and food.

The guiding principles are simple: Eat local. Mostly plants. Ride your bike. Even on rainy days. Say yes to dinner invitations. Always bring your signature dessert. Invite people on picnics. Bike in the sunshine. Follow a morning ride with a strong French press.

Just like you once mastered two wheels, this book is about mastering food, making it easy, fun and as sustainable as humanly possible. It’s a vehicle for thinking about what you eat, but also for enjoying it and finding pleasure in the smallest culinary tasks. This is your guide to ensuring that you can master any situation, and are well on your way to living the good life.”
Anna Brones

The Culinary Cyclist is planned to be published before the summer 2013. The book will be available for sale in different shops including mine. So keep an eye open for the release.

Please also read Anna’s announcement over at Foodie Underground.

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Read more about the book here.

8 Comments »

  1. Jeremy:

    Always been a good correlation of both bike and food, happy pedaling and stirring the pot!

    J

  2. Johanna:

    Jeremy: you are absolutely right, bikes & food are a great combo! Happy cooking, baking and pedaling to you too!

  3. Sara @ The Cozy Herbivore:

    Wow, I can’t wait to pick up this book! I have the privilege of living in a very bike-able city (Philadelphia) and I love the freedom of hopping on my bike, loading up my basket with food and popping over to friends’ houses. It’s the best!

  4. Johanna:

    Hi Sara! Great to hear that Philadelphia is a great bike city! I also love transporting food on my bike. BTW the book will be for sale in my SHOP when its ready :)

  5. Karen Rush:

    Brilliant. Please let us know when it is available. Canberra, Australia’s capital, is a marvelous biking and food crazy city. I just know there will be great interest in your book.

  6. Johanna:

    Yes Karen i will definitely let you know when the book is available. Great to hear that Canberra is a great food biking city :)

  7. Madame Fromage:

    Great news! Congrats! I so look forward to this book. Your drawings and blog have stood out here on the Net for so long. Looks like you have another Philadelphia reader — one with a shop. Now I know where to look for your paper incarnation. Sweet.

  8. Johanna:

    Thanks Madame Fromage! The book will be for sale in my shop!

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