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AT THE HEART OF THE COUN­TRY KITCHEN, TO­DAY’S RANGE COOK­ERS BOAST TIME­LESS STYLE ALONG WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART FEATURES AND THE VERY LAT­EST FUEL OP­TIONS. TAKE A LOOK AT OUR FAVOURITES...

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Range cook­ers rein­vented

The clas­sic range cooker is a key Fea­ture of Many Peo­ple’s dream kitchen. It can seem like an ex­pen­sive in­vest­ment but, in re­al­ity, the com­bi­na­tion of gor­geous looks, un­ri­valled build-qual­ity and ex­cep­tional cook­ing per­for­mance means they’re more de­sir­able than ever be­fore.

ad­mit­tedly, not ev­ery­one has The space – or need – for a tra­di­tional stor­age-heat­ing range cooker, but ap­pli­ance man­u­fac­tur­ers have been quick to cre­ate range cooker-style ovens that of­fer the look and per­for­mance us­ing gas and elec­tric­ity in­stead of oil, mean­ing you can en­joy the best of both worlds. And while in the past you’ve been lim­ited to a few muted tones – rac­ing green, bur­gundy, cream and black be­ing the most typ­i­cal – you can now find a range cooker in al­most any colour you like.

Both aga and Bri­tan­nia now of­fer a

colour-match­ing ser­vice, mean­ing you can cre­ate a unique de­sign, while all major brands boast an in­ven­tive pal­ette of both soft hues and bold pop­ping colours. Choose care­fully though be­cause a good range cooker will last decades, and eas­ily out­live your ex­ist­ing kitchen cab­i­nets and the lat­est high-fash­ion pan­tones.

and while range cook­ers Might not en­joy

The Flashy Features of their built-in cousins, many pro­fes­sional-style range cook­ers now bor­row di­rectly from com­mer­cial kitchens, mean­ing you can en­joy the sear­ing heat of a grid­dle or hot plate, the pin-point tem­per­a­ture con­trol of a sim­mer­ing hob and ovens that have enough space to feed a foot­ball team.

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