I wanted to steer away from a stereotypical country kitchen and although there was plenty of space for a range cooker, I didn’t want it to be so big that it dominated the room.
I did plenty of research and was pleased to find that most of De’Longhi’s cookers are 90cm wide rather than 110cm. The oven is huge so I’ve plenty of room for batch cooking and large dishes and with five cooking rings it is perfect for my needs as I entertain a lot.
This is the first time I had looked for a range cooker and assumed I would have to go with stainless steel or black so when I saw their colour options it shaped my idea for the whole room. The burgundy one really caught my eye as it’s such a rich and cheery colour and it helped me make my mind up on the dark navy blue for the cupboard doors as I knew it would make a great contrast.
I love my cooker. The quality is great and at a price that was far lower than I expected especially when compared to less stylish brands.