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Ice Cream! In a pie!! Heavenly!!!

On August 20, 2018 by battenburgbelle

Yippee!! The Pieathalon is here again. I do love a pie, so I’m delighted to be part of the community of food bloggers around the world who roll up their sleeves and bake a vintage...

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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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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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cauliflower cake

The full Ottolenghi

On June 26, 2017 by battenburgbelle

Another visit from Angus and Clive, another veganish meal required! This time I turned to Ottolenghi’s Plenty More – inspired by the choice of that excellent volume for the recent gathering of the...

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Five spiced tofu with steamed aubergines and cardamom passata

Another “dietary requirements” evening

On March 10, 2016 by battenburgbelle

Angus (non-dairy) and Clive (vegetarian) were due to come to dinner again recently. I’d done the usual poring over the cook books and wondering how much butter I could get away with without...

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