perfect jacket potatoes

Who needs Glastonbury?

On July 15, 2016 by battenburgbelle

It’s been a while since there’s been a supper club at the Nunnery and so Jenny and I decided to do a supper with a twist for some friends who, like us, had no intention...

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Salmon with dill sauce

Asparagus season is upon us!

On June 16, 2016 by battenburgbelle

I LOVE asparagus but I to try to stick to when it’s in season here, which it is at the moment. I like to put some in a simple green salad with avocados....

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Slow roast lamb

Lovely lamb for the Easter weekend

On March 28, 2016 by battenburgbelle

Even though I had a tricky early relationship with lamb, I LOVE this recipe – or, frankly, any recipe that says do a brief bit of preparation and then put everything in the oven...

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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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