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Meet Cara

Outdoor enthusiast Cara is one of our student employees here at Good Taste. Cara juggles her hours in the shop with her Modern History Masters and playing a lot of hockey! She’s always ready with a smile and to help the customers with whatever they need. We thought we would get to know Cara a […]

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are absolutely delicious, easy to make and what’s more they are Vegan – perfect for Veganuary! This recipe creates a chewy textured cookie, but the addition of oats into the mixture means that they don’t fall apart yet still melt in the mouth! This recipe is from www.thevegspace.co.uk and as always […]

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Cosy Winterwear To Keep You Warm

It’s pretty chilly out there. I hate the winter season for the cold and wet weather. I always get a persistent runny nose around this time, and the cold air affects my sensitive skin as well. It can be really hard to get out of bed in the morning when its still dark outside, and […]

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Meet Kornel

Kornel has joined our team as a retail assistant through the Kickstart scheme – this is his first job! You will find Kornel ready to serve you with a smile and his eagerness to learn new things has meant that he has quickly taken on lots of jobs from cleaning to shelf stacking! Kornel is […]

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Christmas Gift Hamper Guide

Everybody loves a hamper! Who wouldn’t like to receive a gift box full of luxurious Fairtrade, handmade, and sustainable products? It’s like a hug in a box. If you’re running out of ideas for your family’s Christmas presents, try one of our beautiful hampers. Your shopping troubles end here. We’ve got something for every member […]

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Fairtrade Vegan Chocolate, Vanilla & Coconut Flapjack

I made this flapjack last week for a baby group I help to run. We currently have mums attending with a range of dietary needs, so I switched up my usual flapjack recipe for a new one. Instead of butter, I used vegan margarine, and also included Fairtrade vegan chocolate from Traidcraft. It was delicious! […]

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Interview With Myself

Hi, I’m Hope, a new addition to the staff here at Good Taste. I thought I’d introduce myself, and answer a few questions about my life in and out of the shop. How did you get involved with helping at Good Taste? I was hired by Good Taste as part of a six month long […]

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Spotlight on Fair Grounds Jewellery

Overview This stunning jewellery is created by a small women’s cooperative of rural artisans, living in a village near to Taxco, Mexico. Most of the women are able to work close to home in small workshops and do not have to travel to street markets to sell their products. Skills passed down from generation to […]

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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 […]