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Bread of Heaven

On December 13, 2018 by battenburgbelle

It wasn’t me baking the bread this time – I was honoured when Jenny asked me to cater for a group of her fellow Bread Angels, as they spent a couple of days at hers perfecting...

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Cowboy day cookalong

Howdy y’all – it’s International Day of the Cowboy!

On July 17, 2018 by battenburgbelle

It’s actually National Day of the Cowboy, but we are doing our bit to make it International. After the rip-roaring success of last year’s celebration of this momentous occasion, I decided to stick with the...

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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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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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