Family gatherings – Spring Lamb one Pot

AGA Buffet Pan with skillet lid

There is nothing better than a one pot recipe.  It can take away all of the stress of cooking, it can simmer away calmly while you are entertaining guests and it usually tastes delicious! Here is a scrumptuos recipe to take away the stress SPRING LAMB ONE POT 600g neck fillet (cut into large chunks)… Continue Reading

AGA Chef Pad in our lovely Duck design by Betty Twyford

BT Aga chefs' pad in blue Duck

We are so pleased to announce our lovely AGA chef pads in our Duck design are coming back into stock by public demand!  They are beautifully made, with a terry cloth backing in a subtle duck egg blue and off white colouring.  They will go beautifully with the new and traditional AGA colours and make… Continue Reading

Christmas Entertaining Ideas from Betty Twyford at Twyford cookers

AGA Acacia wood long board with boxed Camembert

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 dipping fingers and a… Continue Reading

Festive Christmas Entertaining


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… Continue Reading

Festive Christmas Entertaining on the AGA

AGA Portmeirion christmas

Festive Christmas Entertaining on the AGA We are delighted to welcome Penny Zako as our host and demonstrator for this years Christmas Entertaining Demonstration Penny develops fresh and modern festive recipes using key pieces from the new AGA cookshop collection She will demonstrate how to bake a boxed Camembert with gin and orange cranberries.   Toasted… Continue Reading

Betty Twyford’s Calendar of Events

Christmas Calendar Events

Betty Twyford’s Calendar of Events Betty’s shop is open and it is calling us into Christmas. Moreover, the lights are winking on the tree.  The fairies are flying like Tinker Bell. The holly boughs are groaning with red berries. There is a perfume of cranberries and nutmeg spice and all things nice. The scent of oranges… 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



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

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