Betty in the 1950’s

Betty in the 1950's

Betty Reflects on life in the 1950s and natural re-cycling This time of year brings a change of activity after the end of summer. The days seem to be disappearing fast with the onset of winter time.  Suddenly the air is cooler and thoughts of a new vest spring to mind! Without doubt Christmas is… Continue Reading

It’s Christmas!

It's Christmas

IT’S CHRISTMAS!!   It has been creeping up on me, lingering sneakily in the background of everything I do and intruding into my every day thoughts. It is like IVY, sending tendrils to the far recesses of my mind. Christmas has long been featuring in various cooking demonstrations held in our AGA showroom. Don’t mention… Continue Reading

Cheats’ Christmas Beef Wellington Style

Cheats Beef Wellington

Cheats Beef Wellington Betty has some seasonal tips for cooks who want to relax and enjoy the festivities… Do you ever tire of the complete madness there is around cake baking and cooking from scratch? Does it make you feel inadequate and do you find yourself wishing to rebel? Stay with me and I will… Continue Reading

Betty’s baked Alaska – Blog

Glorious baked Alaska by Betty Twyford

Betty Revisits the 1970’s to remember tastes, times and youth I produced my first Baked Alaska when I was a very young and naïve cook working in our first restaurant in North Devon. If you can, cast your mind back to 1975 – our restaurant has been created on a shoe string, with both patrons… Continue Reading