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Lemon and poppy seed biscuits

Lemon and Poppy Seed Shortbread Biscuits

Make that biscuit that you have with a cup of tea or coffee a little bit more exciting! We love a good old fashioned shortbread biscuit, but we really LOVE a biscuit that has a burst of flavour and texture, and that’s exactly what you get with these buttery, lemony shortbread biscuits. You’ll never buy […]

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Easter Mini eggs chocolate concrete cake

Easter Cake

Easter is a great time to get yourself and the kids into the kitchen to do some family baking. This recipe is really easy to make and tastes delicious. We’ve used mini eggs to flavour and decorate, but you can add any of your favourite chocolates. We have also served this cake warm with ice […]

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Declutter your kitchen appliances

How to ‘Marie Kondo’ your Kitchen

For many of us, the kitchen is the centre of the home and our current love for Instagram cleaning wonder Mrs Hinch and Declutter Goddess Marie Kondo has got us thinking about the chaos that is daily life in our kitchen spaces. For many of us, this chaos can mean that our enthusiasm and passion […]

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Case Study: Project Kitchen

Kitchen Designer: Jasmin Brewer Branch: Leeds The Project: The Ramsay’s invested in a “project house” a few years and have been working to bring it to a point where it matches their own personal style. The kitchen, specifically, they felt was cramped and “very dated…it was old fashioned, not fit for purpose and the space […]

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The Truth about Quooker Taps

The traditional kettle. We all know it so well because it is one of the most important parts of our daily life; whether it’s creating our morning coffee, soothing colds, warming bellies with soup or helping us sleep with hot water bottles. However, no matter how much we love them and rely on them, kettles […]

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Meet the Designer: Jasmin Brewer

As we move into an exciting new year, we continue our series of Meet the Designer blog posts, introducing our fantastic team of Designers. This month we meet Jasmin Brewer who works with Dave Bushby in our Leeds Howarth at Home showroom. All About The Job: How Did You Get Started in This Career? After […]

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December Recipe: Squash and Chorizo Mac n Cheese

This a definite winter warmer that the whole family will love! Mac n’ cheese with a slight twist… Squash and Chorizo Mac n Cheese Serves 4 people 400g spiral pasta 350g cheese, grated 550ml milk 3tbsp plain flour 2 tbsp butter 2 handfuls of breadcrumbs, or use stale bread a cut into chunks 1/2 butternut […]

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December Recipe: French Toast

After a busy Christmas Day of cooking, opening presents and having your family round, this French toast will end your day perfectly! The bread can be made in advance, put in freezer, and you don’t have to think about it until the big day. Serve it with a spoonful of yoghurt and a drizzle of […]

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Is Your Kitchen Ready to Face The Future?

When investing in a kitchen it’s important to choose not only the best quality you can afford, but also to think about a ‘future-proof’ design: How well will your kitchen withstand wear and tear? How ergonomic is the scheme? How easy might it be to adapt to changing circumstances? Is your kitchen compatible with all […]

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November Recipe: Shepherd’s Pie

November has well and truly arrived, we’ve had the first frosty morning, I’ve had to thaw out the car before going to work and its dark when I get home at the end of the day. So, with that in mind a warm comforting family dinner is the ultimate welcome home.   Working with Howarth at […]

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When Howarth at Home met Peter Sidwell

Howarth at Home are excited to announce that we will be joining forces with TV Chef, Peter Sidwell. We’re working together to showcase a series of recipes to our blog which will take classic, popular British recipes that we all love, and show you how to make them even better!  To celebrate, back in July, […]

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The Truth about Waste Disposal Units

According to statistics, the UK collectively wastes around 18 million tonnes of food every year, which ultimately ends up in landfill, with a value of £13 billion. Roughly 1/3 of that waste comes from households, however. So, why is so much food wasted? And more importantly, what can we do about it?  Research suggests a […]

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