cauliflower cake

The full Ottolenghi

On June 26, 2017 by battenburgbelle

Another visit from Angus and Clive, another veganish meal required! This time I turned to Ottolenghi’s Plenty More – inspired by the choice of that excellent volume for the recent gathering of the...

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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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Quinoa and red rice salad

Happy New Year!

On January 22, 2017 by battenburgbelle

Bit of a hiatus between writing and posting, but I think it’s still ok to wish you a happy new year. And it is almost Chinese New Year… Anyway, here’s hoping for good...

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perfect jacket potatoes

Who needs Glastonbury?

On July 15, 2016 by battenburgbelle

It’s been a while since there’s been a supper club at the Nunnery and so Jenny and I decided to do a supper with a twist for some friends who, like us, had no intention...

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Five spiced tofu with steamed aubergines and cardamom passata

Another “dietary requirements” evening

On March 10, 2016 by battenburgbelle

Angus (non-dairy) and Clive (vegetarian) were due to come to dinner again recently. I’d done the usual poring over the cook books and wondering how much butter I could get away with without...

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