Monthly Archives: July 2017

Thinking of buying an Aga?

It can be a hugely daunting decision for some and for others there is no other choice. It used to be much easier too… the only choice between models was 2 or 4 oven and the fuel type. Now there is an Aga for every situation and all delivering the very best cooking experience. You will be amazed at the … Continue reading

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Why an Aga?

Why an Aga…? For me the answer is simple… It fits in with my life and everything tastes so much better! I like to cook, bake, create a homely family environment where all my many (mostly grown up) kids and grandchildren can drop in… Ok this is what we all want isn’t it? I could sit here and wax lyrical … Continue reading

Chocolate and Pear tartlets

I originally submitted this recipe to Live 24seven magazine for a Christmas edition, being ever so slightly sick of traditional Christmas type recipes. They are in fact suitable for any occasion (ok probably not a nut free/sugar free Vegan/ gluten intolerant convention…but anything else!)   You can make this as one large tart as shown here….either way delicious!   Chocolate … Continue reading

Dipped Strawberry delights… Wimbledon indulgences

Dipped Strawberry Delights   Summer and a giddy round of entertaining is here! Oh how I love the longer days, white wine, strawberries, Wimbledon….SUNSHINE! Is a whoop! Whoop! too much? How about these for a super easy desert or just as an accompaniment to Champagne on the terrace with the girlies? 450g Strawberries 100g dark chocolate 100g milk chocolate 100 … Continue reading

Lizzie’s Macaroni Cheese

The Summer holidays are here. Seven blissful or long (depending on your state of mind) weeks stretch out before you. What plans have you got? Do they all rely on good weather? My daughter is wanting to learn how to cook… she bakes cakes but now she wants to ‘help out’ more. “Fantastic!” I respond less than convincingly. Undeterred she … Continue reading