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AGA recipes from the AGA experts at AGA Twyford and our very own Domestic Goddess, Betty Twyford.

EASTER ENTERTAINING

EASTER – it comes around! We love Easter, with its promise of spring, warmer weather, days in the garden and Easter gatherings. Easter is about family and friends and mostly it means eating! We held a demonstratrion in our lovely showroom and Penny Zako came to cook for us.  The audience guests made copious notes and vowed to use their … Continue reading

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AGA Quiche Tin

Christmas Entertaining – boxed Camembert with an orange cranberry infusion

Christmas Entertaining – boxed Camembert with an orange cranberry infusion Christmas Entertaining always brings with it a degree of finding something different and may I say, easy to produce. When Penny demonstrated to our Christmas audience in our lovey showroom they were intrigued by this idea.  So here it is:- Boxed baked camembert with gin and orange cranberries, toasted focaccia … Continue reading

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Christmas Entertaining – the countdown!

As promised, here is recipe no. 2 to help you to plan for a wonderful and delicious Christmas, cooked on your AGA. Here in the showroom, we take pleasure in cooking on our 5 oven Black Gas Dual control AGA.  The five oven gives the benefit of Roasting, Baking, Simmering and warming ovens. The recipe to day is Cranberry and … Continue reading

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AGA Portmeirion cranberry meringue

Festive Christmas Entertaining with Penny Zako

Festive Christmas Entertaining We held a wonderful Festive christmas Entertaining Demonstration in our massive showroom at Twyford Cookers. 32 guests arrived and were treated to festive drinks and ginger biscuits and brownies cooked by Lisa Caldicott, who has revealed to us all, she is a quality cook. However, Penny Zako, AGA Queen and ace demonstrator and cook, arrived to treat … Continue reading

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AGA Portmeirion cookware for Christmas

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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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

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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

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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

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Cheesy Beer Bread

Cheesy Beer Bread   Every January my mother used to promise to bake all of our bread for our packed lunches that year. This would last for a good couple of weeks until she became dispirited by – a) our lack of enthusiasm b) our endless pleas for ‘shop bought’ c) the reality of her situation (industrious mother who owned … Continue reading

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Perfect Picnic Pasties

Perfect Picnic Pasty’s (Who doesn’t like a bit of alliteration?) They are also perfect to serve teenage boys after GCSE’s /10 year old girls practising for ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and stealthily stealing Labradors. A pasty satisfies my comfort food cravings, forays into my childhood memories (we always took them to the beach…that and a thermos of hot chocolate, plaid rug … Continue reading

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