Monthly Archives: November 2015

Game Pie for Christmas Entertaining

This is a sensational and impressive dish to lay at the centre of your Christmas table and is wonderful to eat on Boxing Day after a bracing walk!  Lay the table with Betty Twyfords Audrey table cloth and napkins if you wish to look really Christmasy…   Betty’s Recipe for Game Pie for the AGA (Inspired by Dawn Roads) To … Continue reading

Christmas Words

The magic surrounding Christmas is ever present at this time of year. It may be our memory of childhood past that can bring a mixture of nostalgia and longing for those innocent , Christmassy days from long ago. Creating a delicious Christmas feast for family is a joy, even when we are tired and a little frustrated at the ‘cost’ … Continue reading

A Simple but delicious Sherry Trifle for Christmas

BETTY’S RECIPE FOR SHERRY TRIFLE A large Jam Swiss Roll A packet of Raspberry Jelly A punnet of frozen or fresh Raspberries 2 tablespoons of Raspberry jam, warmed for spreading  A  glug of Sherry A carton of creamy custard A sprinkling of almond slices toasted in the AGA 1pt of double cream whipped   Method Melt the jelly in ½ … Continue reading

Cheats Beef Wellington

Here is an idea – why not cheat this Christmas? BEEF WELLINGTON MINUS THE HIGH COST Buy a joint of rolled Sirloin of Beef, weighing about 1.36 kilos (3lbs) tied with string. Buy a punnet of ordinary mushrooms and be daring, use a clove of garlic as well. Buy a packet of puff pastry from your favourite supermarket. Take some … Continue reading

Women in Business Lunch 11/11/15 : The recipe

Every month on the second Tuesday we have the pleasure of cooking for this regions Women in Business. They are always very affirming of our efforts and we come away exhausted but glowing, congratulating ourselves on a job well done. I thought you would like this months recipe for Vegetarian lasagne… so here it is!     Vegetarian Lasagne Ingredients … Continue reading

One 2 One Aga Cookery Demonstrations

Many people can already cook, or at least are confident that they can, on an Aga. However sometimes people walk into the showroom trembling, all ready to be talked out of this ridiculous notion that they too can own an Aga. Of course you can have an Aga in your life. Cooking with an Aga is simplicity itself, it does … Continue reading