Author profile: Linda Parker

About Linda Parker

Linda Parker
Interiors & Lifestyle Writer, who’s spare time is currently spent planning storage strategies for the new house

  Email:  Linda Parker

  Website:  https://www.thekitchenthink.co.uk

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Bespoke Kitchen – designed by McCarron & Co

01 Bespoke Kitchen – designed by McCarron & Co

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The story: The owners wanted a sophisticated, restful kitchen with top-quality appliances and hand-made bespoke fitted cabinetry that would stand the test of time…

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Heritage Kitchen – by Mowlem

01 Mowlem & Co Heritage Kitchen

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The story: This stylish period home was an extensive renovation project. The kitchen needed updating with beautiful cabinetry and high-specification appliances to suit a contemporary family lifestyle…

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Getting into the groove…

Robert Welch Cookbook stand with book

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New Year celebrations are but a dim and distant memory now, but with a new Bake Off for Comic Relief on TV, it seems as if nothing’s changed. The Great Comic Relief Bake Off starred some unlikely bakers, including Alexa Chung, Abby Clancy and Johnathan Ross… needless to say will undoubtedly be a riot, and […]

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New Year, New Ideas!

For more multi-functional cooking assistance, take a look at the Instant Pot

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Well… from the depths of a freezing spell, weather-wise, and the doldrums and post-Christmas self-loathing that come when you mentally add up how many mince-pies and turkey sandwiches have been scoffed, I am trying very hard to be enthusiastic and positive about a sprinkling of New Year resolutions. They are quite simple … cook healthily, […]

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Curved Kitchen – Designed by Roundhouse

Curved Kitchen 2 - Designed by Roundhouse

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The story: This former 17th century barn was built on a hillside location in Herefordshire with fabulous views. It’s now an open plan conversion, part of a wider restoration and rebuild project by architect Alex Coppock of communion design. The owners are a busy couple that wanted to fulfill their desire of living in the countryside, whilst still working in London. They chose Roundhouse, the multi-award winning British design and manufacturing company to create their bespoke kitchen. Kitchens are from £35,000.

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Cheatin’ Christmas… Don’t panic!

Tesco Christmas Pudding Cheese Bombe

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If you’re reading about Christmas now, it’s a bit too late to start making home-made Christmas puddings and cakes. So … unless you are one of the ultra-organised home chefs who have already marinated their dates, frozen the home-made bread sauce and laid down a few bottles of home-made sloe gin or raspberry vodka you will be going to do the last-minute run to the supermarket on the 23rd Dec like the rest of us…

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