Cowboy day cookalong

Howdy y’all – it’s International Day of the Cowboy!

On July 17, 2018 by battenburgbelle

It’s actually National Day of the Cowboy, but we are doing our bit to make it International. After the rip-roaring success of last year’s celebration of this momentous occasion, I decided to stick with the...

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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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Herb crusted salmon

Back in the kitchen – a couple of recent delights from Battenburg Towers

On November 8, 2016 by battenburgbelle

Once again all the other stuff in life has been getting in the way of the blog. But that doesn’t mean we haven’t been eating. This herb crusted salmon went down well. It was small side of...

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Little Italian biscuits

My own little Bake Off…

On September 11, 2016 by battenburgbelle

I came back from Italy without treats for my lovely new team at work (there was not an inch of spare room in the bags after we got a bit over-excited in the...

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Fatty Arbuckle

A Delightful Pie

On June 8, 2016 by battenburgbelle

It doesn’t seem like a year ago that I took part in the 2nd annual Pieathalon, courtesy of the fabulous Yinzerella. But here we are again. Just like last time, I had to...

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