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  1. Online Range - Baked


    When the lockdown to prevent the spread of Coronavirus was announced on Monday 23 March 2020, my first thought was to close the business completely as all the Market Locations I operate out of are quite rightly closed; so my Facebook announcement did just that.  However, having thought very carefully and having put some additional measures in place, I am now operating a very limited service to accommodate specific customer demand.

    Let’s face it, all our shopping options are quite restricted at the moment, so the move to online or remote trading is necessary to give customers a little more choice (though this is completely alien to us personable market traders).  However, just as we must stay at home, the virtual world must be embraced and I hope that the range of products available enable you to treat yourself, treat someone else or get that gift you’ve been after! 

    To this end, I have updated the website, put contactless payment methods in place and have limited the range of baked products available to reduce waste and respond to ingredient shortages.


    Online Orders

    How do I order?

    Baked Treats, Gift Packs, Kitchen & Dining Accessories, Mugs and Gift Vouchers can be ordered direct by phone, through the website or via Facebook (Shop or Messenger).  If you can’t find what you are after, please give me a call and I’ll see what I can do.


    If you live within a 3 mile radius of Cosy Kitchen HQ, contactless delivery to your door is available by yours truly – just remember to choose Click & Collect if you are ordering through the website.    

    Further away?  I can post anywhere in the UK. 

    At this time I would discourage collection as you guys should be staying at home and staying safe.

    So I can stay well to bake and deliver your sweet treats; I will be despatching parcels and delivering locally once a week only.  Like everyone else, I need to stay at home as much as possible.

    Payment Card


    Secure, contactless Card Payments can be taken via a digital link on your mobile phone and I can also accept payments via BACS and I’m working on PayPal facilities.  If you order online, you can of course pay through the website.

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    What can I order?

    All Product Details can be found on the website, or give me a call or drop me an email if you need any further information – I am happy to help.

    Baked Treats including Chocolate Brownies, Carrot, Apple & Raisin Cake and Cookies.

    Gift Packs of Brownies, Carrot Cake and Lemon & Ginger Shortbread Jars also available for that special gift…these can be delivered direct by post or local delivery to the recipient of your choice.

    Kitchen & Dining Accessories (including Wooden Boards) and Mugs are also available to order online or over the phone or for postal or local delivery.

    Gift Vouchers – Need a gift? Don’t know what to buy?  Then gift vouchers are now available!  NB:  Gift Vouchers can only be redeemed against purchases made by telephone, email, or in person (once social distancing is no longer necessary).  The purchase of Gift Vouchers will also help my little business in these uncertain times…

    Baked for You Cakes for special occasions can still be ordered for local delivery.  This is subject to availability of ingredients.  Please give me a ring on 07752598491 or request a call back to discuss your requirements.


    Health & Safety

    In addition to contactless delivery and payment, I will of course be looking after myself, doing copious amounts of cleaning and using PPE in the preparation, packing and delivery of your order.  Your safety and mine are my primary concerns.

    Delivery Costs

    Local Delivery is FREE within 3 miles of Cosy Kitchen HQ at WV3 7DX.

    Postage & Packing for Postal Deliveries is currently £3.95 for Standard Delivery (2-4 days from despatch) and £5.95 for Express Delivery (next day from despatch).


    This is a new way of working for me as I am a market trader at heart!  So, if I have any queries with your order, I will get in touch to iron them out before delivery.  In turn, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me…it would be great to hear from you.

    We are living in uncertain times, so all the details here are correct as of 9th April 2020 and are subject to change without notice.

  2. I was really excited that my hastily written article I wrote back in July 2017 (just before I went on holiday for a week) was included in the Autumn / Winter Edition of 'The Good Life' Magazine from Wares of Knutsford.  This freebie magazine goes out to all its customers is packed full of tips and recipes for all things 'preserves'.

    My article contains a brief description of how I started preserving and my Mum's recipe for Westfield Chutney, which as a favourite of my lovely Nan's...very fond memories there.

    Unfortunately, the whole recipe wasn't published due to a printing error, (whoops!) so I thought I would re-publish the whole article and the recipe here for anyone who wanted it.

    I am extremely grateful to Wares of Knutsford for publishing my article and for providing such a great service when I am buying preserving supplies.


    As promised, here is the full recipe and the editorial.

    This recipe for 'Westfield Chutney' was a favourite of my Nan's and my Mum used to make this for her at Christmas.

    • 1lb tomatoes
    • 1lb onions
    • 1lb apples
    • 1lb prunes
    • 2lb brown sugar
    • 1 pint pickling vinegar
    • 2 tsp dry English Mustard
    • 1 tsp salt (or to taste)

    Skin and chop the tomatoes, onions, apples and if applicable stone the prunes before chopping.

    Put all the ingredients except the vinegar into a pan and heat slowly until the sugar is dissolved; then summer for a further 30 minutes.

    Add the vinegar and cook for 30 minutes more.

    Pour into sterilised jars and seal in the normal way.

    Mum's Notes:

    • Adapted from an Orkney Recipe
    • Makes approx 4.5lb
    • Sweet Chutney
    • May need skimming


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    My Story

    I started  preserving when a local charity called 'Pride In Penn Fields' needed some help with fund raising.

    My Mum is a great chutney maker and she gave me her prized handwritten books with all her recipes.  Over a decade later, I am still involved with my local charity and along with a couple of friends, we still make chutneys and preserves to raise much needed funds.

    At the beginning of 2017, I decided to use my passion and experience of preserving and baking to set up COSY KITCHEN.  Mum's recipes (and some of my own) are now being put to good use as part of my new 'Foodie Gift' Range.

    Carrot & Garlic Chutney

    This is my Carrot & Garlic Chutney, seen here with some delicious Goats Cheese!

    All my chutneys are made in small batches using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible, feel free to browse the range.