AGA Drying Rail, large by Betty Twyford

AGA drying Rail, large

AGA Drying Rail, large by Betty Twyford Using the AGA Drying Rail, Large is all about being sensible with our money.  We could say this beauty is giving it large! and we believe this AGA Drying Rail Large is the housewife’s friend. Hanging your clean washing to dry on a cold and rainy morning (or… Continue Reading

Hot Enamel Cleaning Spray for AGA & Rayburn cookers

Betty Twyford Hot Enamel Spray

Hot Enamel Cleaning Spray for AGA & Rayburn cookers The Team at Betty Twyford developed this most popular product some years ago. Now it is time to tell the world! Betty is determined to keep her AGA looking shiny and new. Furthermore, she had dreamed of owning an AGA cooker for years.  Finally she aquired… Continue Reading

Betty Twyford and the Dorothy Table Cloth with Napkins

dorothy table cloth

Betty Twyford and the Dorothy Table Cloth with Napkins Remember the days when we used to set the table for tea?  Usually the table cloth was taken from the draw, shaken out like a clean sheet, and draped over the dining room table.  Once settled fair and square on the table, the tea cups and… Continue Reading

AGA 3 Piece Casserole Set in Stainless Steel


AGA 3 Piece Casserole Set in Stainless Steel If we applaud common sense, we have to give a round to the 3 Piece Casserole Set in Stainless Steel by AGA Rangemaster. I could, I suppose, wax lyrical about the offering of superior 18/10 stainless steel, and tell you all about the AGA pans that feature… Continue Reading

Laundry Sign

laundry sign, metal

Laundry Sign Strange how a little enamel sign can bring the memories flooding back. My personal memories are of a ‘scullery’, with very large Belfast sinks.  The scullery was accessed through the walk in pantry, which had  slate slabs to keep food cool.  The Scullery initially had a brass cold tap, until my father ‘modernised’… Continue Reading


chocolate mousse with baileys

FRIENDSHIP AND CHOCOLATE MOUSSE – A Return to childhood   I was raised in the Cotswolds in the 1950’s – a very different place from the wannabe place to be that it is now.  My childhood was a little bit like Laurie Lee’s ‘Cider with Rosie’ – we were allowed to roam with great freedom,… Continue Reading


Jam Jar, Homemade, screw top

SUMMERS END and a recipe for apple jelly   It always takes me by surprise, summers end.  One day, glancing at the sun, you notice it has become softer, lower, and less intense.  The garden takes on a slightly tired look, the hum of bees diminishes, and the constant grass cutting becomes a distant memory. … Continue Reading

Super Clean All – the miracle spray

Super Clean All Spray

I am really excited about our Super Clean All Spray – it is quite embarrassing!  I don’t want to appear to be an old saddo, but it really is sensational what this spray can do. I am going to have to list the qualities as bullet points or else I really will get carried away It will clean all… Continue Reading

Kuhn Rikon Cookset Review

Kuhn Rikon Montreux cookware Se

Product Review: Kuhn Rikon Stainless Steel set. A stainless steel cookware set of 3 pieces consisting of the following 6L Large Casserole with lid 3L Casserole with lid 1.5L Saucepan with Lid New to Betty Twyford is the Kuhn Rikon Collection of Stainless Steel Cookware – they are a Swiss company, renowned for high… Continue Reading

Betty reflects on the passage of time

Chilli Salmon with Courgette Pilaf

Betty reflects on the passage of time I seem to be doing everything at break neck speed at the moment – why has life turned into every day in the fast lane? I blame everything on the internet. There is a tendency to have to reply to emails almost immediately and if you can’t manage… Continue Reading

High Pressure Photography and Simple No Fuss Crumble !

Fruit Crumble - Emile Henry Pie Dish

Fruit Crumble – Emile Henry Pie Dish   Have you ever been involved in food photography? It’s an eye opener I can tell you. When I first started writing a column for Welsh Border Life and Live24Seven I would bake something yummy, take a snap of it with my camera phone and send it off. I… Continue Reading