Leek and potato soup

A couple of vegetarian delights

On October 1, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Here’s a good thing to do if you have a couple of leeks leftover from something – locate a potato that weighs around the the same as the leeks. Peel and slice the...

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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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One for the tart and one for the freezer

Pie or Tart?

On March 13, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Having filled most of Missy B’s weekend with cultural activities last week, I decided she need to get a bit of sleep last Saturday night. So after I’d made a batch of pastry...

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Red Velvet Cake

A spicy meal for some guests from France

On March 4, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Our much missed friends from the south of France were over for their half term, which annoyingly didn’t coincide with Missy B’s holidays at all. We took the girls out for a joint...

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