Champagne cocktail

A chicken with haggis for Burns night

On January 28, 2018 by battenburgbelle

I’ve never much cared for haggis (I blame this on the time Grandma B got a bit excited on a trip to Scotland, bought a haggis home and made us eat it even...

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apple filo tart

Impromptu Sunday dinner

On October 7, 2017 by battenburgbelle

If a five hour roast lamb can ever really be an impromptu thing. This all started because I recently took delivery of Feasts by Sabina Ghayour, the follow up to her gorgeous Persiana book. One of...

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The Brother Hubbard Cookbook

Recipes with long names, part 1

On August 17, 2017 by battenburgbelle

Have I mentioned how much I love this book?? Purchased on a memorable trip to Dublin with my brothers, it is a much thumbed volume round these parts. We were long overdue a visit...

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Cowboy night, with all the trimmings

On August 6, 2017 by battenburgbelle

Howdy!! Jenny and I recently hosted a special fundraising supper club to celebrate International Day of the Cowboy – we’d love to hear how y’all marked this auspicious event!. We were treated to a medley...

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The Art of Italian Cooking

Pieathalon 2017

On July 7, 2017 by battenburgbelle

I can’t believe it’s been a year since I joined in with Yinzerella’s third annual Pieathalon. This year my challenge was to bake the Torta di Pistacchio from The Art of Italian Cooking....

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