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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Green bean salsa

A sort of Thai curry

On February 5, 2016 by battenburgbelle

Angus and Clive were round for dinner – so I turned to Denis Cotter once again for a vegan-ish meal to satisfy the vegetarian/dairy intolerant conundrum. This Thai-style baked pumpkin, leek and coconut...

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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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Split pea and coconut dhal

Curry night at Battenburg Towers

On September 25, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Instead of sitting down with a cup of tea when I got home from work yesterday, something possessed me to make a selection of curries. In defiance of the “one in, one out”...

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Gazpacho

A few things I have cooked recently

On July 18, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Work’s been getting in the way again… So here is a random selection of recent adventures in the kitchen. I made some more gazpacho – partly because I was ridiculously excited about getting...

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