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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Courgette and lime cake

Another bake fest

On September 11, 2015 by battenburgbelle

The Horticultural Society shows seem to come round mighty quickly – it was the turn of the Autumn goodies last weekend. Lots of great fruit and vegetable displays, as well as gorgeous flowers....

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Mustard chicken

A couple of chooks and a first world problem

On September 3, 2015 by battenburgbelle

I was recently lucky enough to win a copy of Diana Henry’s wonderful book, A Bird in the Hand, full of tempting things to do with chicken. I’ve found two great recipes already...

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Spaghetti and meatballs

Back in the kitchen

On August 29, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Sad though it is not to be permanently on holiday in California, it’s fun to be back in the kitchen. Missy B was so taken with the spaghetti and meatballs at Il Vecchio,...

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Sunset at Morro Bay

California dreaming…

On August 27, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Well it’s been almost three weeks since I cooked anything. I missed my kitchen, but I’m definitely not complaining about travelling around California eating great food cooked by other people! I didn’t take...

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