A strange but oddly irresistible cake

A strange but oddly irresistible cake

On September 12, 2013 by battenburgbelle

I can’t quite decide whether I like the apple cake or not. The taste is great, but the texture is a bit odd. Slightly chewy. I have been nibbling at it on and...

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Storm in a preserving pan

Storm in a preserving pan

On September 10, 2013 by battenburgbelle

In the last week I have been the fortunate recipient of a large number of apples from the Vale of Glamorgan and the somewhat more local vale of Crouch End. As luck would...

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Back in the saddle!

Back in the saddle!

On September 2, 2013 by battenburgbelle

The Battenburg family has returned from summer hols and I was very happy to get back into the kitchen. We managed not to over-eat too much on our travels, so it was straight...

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Retro night

Retro night

On July 6, 2013 by battenburgbelle

Well it was a week ago now, but our little retro session went very well. For our starter, Jenny made her crazy cucumber crocodile – must get her to send a pic. Having...

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“Beyond delicious…”

“Beyond delicious…”

On June 29, 2013 by battenburgbelle

This was how my lovely friend at work described my elderflower drizzle cake this week. It was a recipe from the Guardian last weekend. It made a large loaf cake and a small...

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