"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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Damn fine cherry pie

A bit of seasonal cooking for half term

On May 31, 2014 by battenburgbelle

School holidays always seem to have a detrimental effect on my adventures in the kitchen (in terms of time rather than quality usually), but I did spot some cherries in the greengrocers on...

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Butternut squash and parmesan soup

A weekend of quick and easy recipes

On May 13, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Even though it’s May and the weather really ought to be getting better, it is STILL soup season here. And I’m not talking about a lovely chilled vichysoisse or gazpacho. Oh no. On...

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Mexican style slow cooked pork

Warning: how writing a blog can get you in trouble

On May 5, 2014 by battenburgbelle

An occupational hazard of writing this blog – I invited Grandma and Grandpa Battenburg for a meal over Easter, but then re-arranged them rather unceremoniously. A couple of days later I got a...

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