Welcome to Episode 1 of the Paris Paysanne Podcast! This episode includes a market visit to Marché Bastille, a chat with an award winning granola chef, and a conversation on the state of craft coffee in Paris.
Jessie Kanelos Weiner is a food stylist, illustrator, and author. She is also the founder of the blog thefrancofly.com. Most recently, she wrote and illustrated the book Pâtisseries et gâteaux d'Amérique and illustrated Recettes pour un dimanche, both published by Marabout. She is also Paris's Granola Champion of 2015. Find her award winning recipe at the end of this post!
Melodie Hoff is a Paris-based barista and specialty coffee ambassador. She is also the European representative of the Résau des Baristas de France.
Jessie's Award Winning "Guerre de Granola" Recipe
100 mL sunflower oil
2 thumb sized pieces of fresh ginger
2 oranges, zested
1 vanilla bean, seeded
400 grams rolled oats
100 grams banana chips
100 grams walnuts
60 grams pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 tsp sea salt
60 grams brown sugar
100 grams maple syrup
Heat oil. Peel and chop ginger. Add ginger, orange zest, and vanilla seeds. Bring to low boil, let infuse at least 1 hour. Preheat oven to 125°C. Mix together oats, banana chips, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, cinnamon, and salt. In a saucepan combine infused oil, brown sugar, and maple syrup. Bring to a boil and pour over oats. Mix until oats are coated. Spread evenly onto 2 38 x 28 cm cookie sheets. Bake 60-80 minutes, until dry and chunky.