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Howarth at Home Alternative Fish and Chips

Fish and chips is very much a family favourite and this recipe brings those ingredients together but in a totally different way. We’ve had such great weather these past few weeks it seemed a crime to be in the kitchen when you could be outside cooking. Let’s face it, food always tastes better when you’re […]

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Kris Kingsley

Meet the Designer: Kris Kingsley

In this month’s Meet The Designer, I’ve been talking to York Kitchen Designer Kris Kingsley to find out more about him and what makes him tick. All About The Job: How Did You Get Started In This Career? I fell into a furniture sales manager role at Focus DIY in the late 1990s, after I […]

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Chocolate, Beetroot & Sweet Potato Cake

This is the ultimate indulgent chocolate cake with a few little surprises, just to help make it taste and look amazing. We have used some beetroot and sweet potato in the cake mixture to help keep the cake nice and moist. We’ve added some sea salt on top of the cake to help bring out […]

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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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