Some cheese and bread

A guest appearance from Uncle Patrick

On March 16, 2015 by battenburgbelle

I’m way behind again – work does seem to get in the way of real life at the moment. Anyway, I’m going to go backwards and try to catch up with myself. If that...

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French onion soup

Two soups…

On February 25, 2015 by battenburgbelle

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, so soup has been much in evidence at Battenburg Towers, leading me to cast my mind back to this fabulous Victoria Wood sketch: Genius! I’m glad...

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Crab salad in a bed of endive

Beef in Barolo (or not)

On February 6, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Clearly the picture above is not of beef.  I flicked through the Claudia Roden book again and decided to try her Beef in Barola for our chums last weekend. Actually it was beef...

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Lamb chops from Lazio

Another new cook book – by the fabulous Claudia Rosen!

On January 22, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Grandma and Grandpa Battenburg bought me Claudia Rosen’s The Food of Italy for my birthday (a lovely signed copy). It’s a very attractive book, with lots of information about the regional food of Italy....

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Sausages au vin

Sausages au vin

On January 15, 2015 by battenburgbelle

Empty the freezer time has come round again – I managed to shift three items in one fell swoop, with a large pot of sausages au vin. This is always a popular one...

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