Recipes for Entertaining

Who ate all the pies?

On June 8, 2015 by battenburgbelle

I was thrilled to be invited to join in Yinzerella’s Pieathalon this year – pie recipes are shared, tested and blogged about in a cool international challenge. In the virtual names in the hat type...

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A summer stew of sweet peppers and other stuff

A summer stew of sweet peppers and other lovely stuff

On May 29, 2015 by battenburgbelle

The vegetarian/dairy intolerant/meat lovers challenge raised its head again recently – with Angus and Clive plus Jenny and Mr R coming over for dinner. This time I took up the offer of contributions...

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The Book Group

10 Glorious Years

On September 30, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Astonishingly it has been a decade since we convened our book group – it all started back when our girls were at nursery school together and we remembered that we could read grown-up...

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Spelt salad

That flageolet bean recipe and a vegan(ish) dinner

On May 9, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Angus and Clive came over last night and I wanted to make something other than a curry to meet their collective vegetarian/dairy intolerant needs. I had a few pages ripped out of assorted...

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The Cathy-Lics

Don’t Hang the DJs

On April 5, 2014 by battenburgbelle

Finally, only two and a half months after the event, I had my lovely birthday Speakeasy DJs round for a thank you dinner. At the Naughty Habits Speakeasy Foxtrot Fanny, aka Jenny, played...

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