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

Cast Iron AGA Coalbrookdale Pot – Buy me now or lose me forever!

This fantastically shaped, AGA Cast Iron Coalbrookdale Pot has proven a great favourite with everyone here at Betty Twyford, and is shortly to be discontinued…So here is your chance to purchase a classic antique for the future! The highly durable, richly coloured, fully enameled finish on the exterior including base and acid resistant enamel coating… Continue Reading

What’s New? – Betty is opening a new Betty shop

What's New? - Betty is opening a new Betty shop

What’s New? – Betty is opening a new Betty shop We are celebrating change here at Betty Twyford.  The expansion to our showroom space is happening as we speak and a new Betty shop is planned to open in the next 6 weeks.  Visitors to the Betty shop will be able to view and purchase the complete… Continue Reading

Be My Valentine – Ferrero Rocher Roulade Recipe

Ferrero Rocher Roulade Recipe

Be My Valentine- Ferrero Rocher Roulade Recipe Betty shows how to whisk up a chocolatey treat for the one you are sweet on…     Life sometimes becomes a little wearisome, in other words, it can wear us down and we all need a break from routine. It is good to go the extra mile to… Continue Reading



THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS – USING YOUR AGA DECIDE ON YOUR MENU – a cold starter is a good idea to cut down on Christmas morning panic.  Try Smoked Salmon with brown bread and butter and lemon slices is simple and delicious. Plate up in the morning and cover with cling film and place onto… Continue Reading

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

Giving Sugar the Shove!

Giving Sugar the Shove!

Giving Sugar the Shove! The summer seems to bring a relaxation of normal family behaviour and we somehow manage to meet up and celebrate birthdays and host visits from abroad. Our family are a bit far flung; some of us reside in Bali, which couldn’t be further away from Herefordshire if it tried. Others are in… Continue Reading

Why I’m dreading Great British Bake Off!!

Sugar Free Carrot Cake

Why I’m dreading Great British Bake Off!! Sugar Free Carrot Cake When I embarked upon my endeavour to change my eating habits, I saw it as yet another attempt to re-engage with my disappearing waist line. Cutting out sugar was inspired by reading a book called quite simply ‘That Sugar Book’. It hasn’t been easy…. Continue Reading

New Beginnings

new beginnings - the new collections

The whole team here at Betty Twyford are so happy to present the new website. Pretty, clean and new, it’s also fully optimised to work on your tablets and smartphones. We hope that shopping on the new website will be a joy to browse. As if a shiny new website wasn’t newsworthy enough, Betty has also… Continue Reading