Green bean salsa

A sort of Thai curry

On February 5, 2016 by battenburgbelle

Angus and Clive were round for dinner – so I turned to Denis Cotter once again for a vegan-ish meal to satisfy the vegetarian/dairy intolerant conundrum. This Thai-style baked pumpkin, leek and coconut...

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Spiced cauliflower

Another idea for a cauliflower, a warming stew and an old favourite dessert

On January 27, 2016 by battenburgbelle

I made a regular cauliflower cheese when “Uncle Patrick” came to stay. Knowing that however much I made, we’d eat the lot, I just used half the cauliflower. And then I was idly...

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Courgette and lime cake

Another bake fest

On September 11, 2015 by battenburgbelle

The Horticultural Society shows seem to come round mighty quickly – it was the turn of the Autumn goodies last weekend. Lots of great fruit and vegetable displays, as well as gorgeous flowers....

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Gazpacho

A few things I have cooked recently

On July 18, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Work’s been getting in the way again… So here is a random selection of recent adventures in the kitchen. I made some more gazpacho – partly because I was ridiculously excited about getting...

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Cocktails and canapés in the Secret Garden

The Second Naughty Habits Strolling Supper Club

On June 21, 2015 by battenburgbelle

After much plotting and planning, the second Naughty Habits Strolling Supper Club was a rip roaring success last weekend. Battenburg Towers is actually part of an old Nunnery, so Naughty Habits seemed like a good...

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