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Welcome Juliet!

We are have been delighted to welcome Juliet into the Good Taste Team, you may even have had the pleasure of meeting her when you come in for your Fairtrade essentials! We wanted to get to know her a bit better, so asked her a few questions about her life in and out of the […]

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My New Favourite Cake!

The Meru Herbs Pineapple Jam has become a staple in our house – mainly for filling my Victoria sponge cakes! It is a very juicy jam, and as such some people might find it a bit too juicy for putting on toast, but it makes the most wonderful ‘pineapple drizzle’ type cake. I’ve put my […]

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Barrett’s Ridge Beer Bread

There’s nothing quite like the smell and taste of a steaming loaf of freshly made bread. Imagine being able to achieve this in under 60 minutes without the hassle of preparing ingredients, kneading and proving. The company Barrett’s Ridge, which was founded in South Africa by Tayrene, has developed a range of pre-prepared ingredient mixes […]

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Cleaning Products That Don’t Cost The Earth

Changing our habits – even in a small way – can have a great impact on our fight against climate change and rising plastic pollution. One way of doing this can be with our cleaning products, where there is a range of opportunities for better practice. As the technology develops and investment increases, sustainable products […]

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VENT for Change Company Spotlight

As we head out of lockdown and our pace of life begins to pick up, we will all be jotting down lists and hopefully making plans for the summer! The VENT for change stylish notes books, list pads and pencils that we stock would be perfect for doing this or would make lovely gifts! VENT […]

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We say ‘hello’ to Jasmine!

We have been so happy to have Jasmine become part of our team. When she is not busy studying you’ll often find her friendly face behind the counter ready to welcome you! She is a true champion of fair trade and ethical living. If you are on Instagram, we highly recommend giving her a follow […]

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Fairtrade Chocolate and Pear Upside Down Cake

This delicious chocolate pudding is packed full of Fairtrade ingredients and delicious caramelised pears. Delicious served warm with a scoop of Our Cow Molly ice cream! Ingredients For the caramelised pears: 6 small ripe pears (roughly 600g), peeled, quartered and cored 25g butter, melted 30g Fairtrade soft brown sugar For the sponge: 60g Fairtrade cocoa […]

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Tony’s Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake

Tony’s Chocolonely is one of our most popular chocolates with customers, and our personal favourite! Tony’s are a chocolate company who are leading the way in the battle against slavery in the cocoa industry and their interesting flavours, funky packaging and BIG sized bars make it difficult to resist a bar when you come in! […]

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Say ‘Hi’ to Jess!

If you are a regular visitor to the shop we are sure you will have met Jess by now. A friendly and welcoming face she is definitely a staff and customer favourite! We are making the most of her for the next couple of months, before she leaves us in March to embark on the […]

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Jasmine’s Vegan Chocolate Cake

This recipe was shared with us by our fabulous volunteer Jasmine. Growing up in Tanzania and with a solar-powered cooker, cakes were not always the easiest things to come up with. This recipe was her mum’s go to cake recipe and we thought we would have a go at making it at home. Harry and […]