Strawberry tart

Another outing to the Horticultural Society Show and a World Cup dinner

On July 15, 2014 by battenburgbelle

This weekend was the summer show at the Muswell Hill and District Horticultural Society. At this time of year it’s mostly about the vegetables and flowers, so there are only a few cooking categories. Jenny...

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"Mini" red velvet cake

A quiet week with Missy B in Germany

On June 30, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Hope you like the new look blog – big thank you to my friend Sally for her help with filling in the massive gaps in my technical know how! What a strange week...

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Sweet potato salad

A visit from Uncle Patrick and a recipe that I have finally got around to writing up

On June 21, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Jenny asked me for this recipe ages ago and I decided to make it yesterday evening, as there were a couple of sweet potatoes left from the Supper Club last week. Uncle P...

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Spring tabbouleh

The Naughty Habits Strolling Supper Club

On June 14, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Last night was a very special gathering of the supper club. My delightful friend Davie is raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society with his wonderful Seven Songs project. We raised £370 for the...

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Smoked beetroot soup

A week of freezer management 

On June 8, 2014 by battenburgbelle

The next supper club is imminent so Jenny and I got together for a planning session this week. Our plans for a temperance evening went awry as soon as Jenny arrived and opened...

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