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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Chicken with roast garlic and tarragon brioche pudding

New Year, New Cook Books

On January 15, 2016 by battenburgbelle

I was lucky enough to receive several new cook books over the festive season. I’ll report on these as and when, but first to make it from the lounge to the kitchen was...

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A Treasury of Great Recipes

Another day, another cookalong

On November 6, 2015 by battenburgbelle

This latest cookalong was to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the magnificent Treasury of Great Recipes by Vincent and Mary Price. Oh yes, he was much more than just the Master of Menace…...

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Aye Aye Cap'n

Drinking like a fish for the RNLI

On October 11, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Another fund raising supper club – this time for the RNLI, who invited people to host a Fish Supper to help raise funds to keep those hearty sea faring rescuers going strong and...

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Split pea and coconut dhal

Curry night at Battenburg Towers

On September 25, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Instead of sitting down with a cup of tea when I got home from work yesterday, something possessed me to make a selection of curries. In defiance of the “one in, one out”...

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