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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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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Cocktails and canapés in the Secret Garden

The Second Naughty Habits Strolling Supper Club

On June 21, 2015 by battenburgbelle

After much plotting and planning, the second Naughty Habits Strolling Supper Club was a rip roaring success last weekend. Battenburg Towers is actually part of an old Nunnery, so Naughty Habits seemed like a good...

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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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