Spicy cauliflower

Brother Hubbard

On May 20, 2017 by battenburgbelle

Once again, in defiance of the self-imposed and oft disobeyed rule, I bought a new cook book on a recent hilarious trip to Dublin with my brothers. I watched rugby, I drank Guinness,...

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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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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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Marguerite's fish mornay

A cookalong to celebrate the life and times of Marguerite Patten

On November 4, 2015 by battenburgbelle

I do enjoy a cookalong, so I was delighted when Jenny told me that the Guild of Food Writers was inviting people to join in a Marguerite Patten session, to coincide with what would...

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Mustard chicken

A couple of chooks and a first world problem

On September 3, 2015 by battenburgbelle

I was recently lucky enough to win a copy of Diana Henry’s wonderful book, A Bird in the Hand, full of tempting things to do with chicken. I’ve found two great recipes already...

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