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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Joan Crawford Virtual Dinner Party

Battenburgbelle is back

On November 13, 2014 by battenburgbelle

After a bit of a hiatus, I am back to report on my cooking exploits. Rest assured I have not been neglecting to feed the Battenburg family, not to mention various others, it’s...

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Birthday cake, second attempt

Cake/cake fail

On February 17, 2014 by battenburgbelle

It was like an actual scene from the Bake Off at Battenburg Towers this weekend. Outtakes footage really, as we had a few mishaps, as well as a couple of rip-roaring successes. It...

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Burger in a brioche bun

Getting down to the Nitty Gritty

On February 12, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Sunday, being the second Sunday in the month, was Nitty Gritty night at the Constitution in Camden. Very exciting to go out on a school night and dance the night away to great...

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A small but perfectly formed ladies’ evening

A small but perfectly formed ladies’ evening

On February 9, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Missy B and I were dining home alone on Friday, while Mr B went off gallivanting at the Groucho Club(!). Instead of going for a quick omelette after Missy B’s circus skills class...

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