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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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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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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 […]

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Lucy’s Favourite Fair Trade Tea Loaf

This is possibly one of my all time favourite cakes, I have loved it for as long as I can remember. My mum made it so much when we were growing up and I think even now it would always be my cake of choice. This recipe It’s so simple to make and eat, and […]

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Fairtrade Chocolate Pavlova

This chocolate pavlova is possibly the perfect dessert for  your Easter lunch! Deliciously soft, sweet, chocolatey meringue topped with whipped cream and raspberries, it’s the dessert of any chocolate lovers dreams! A Nigella Lawson recipe, given a fair trade twist – this is easy to make and even easier to eat! Watch as it disappears […]

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Pots de Crème au Chocolat

A French inspired chocolate recipe given the fair trade treatment today! This simple recipe is perfect when you need a dessert that will impress at a dinner party. Originally from ‘The Times Calendar Cookbook’ by Katie Stewart, this recipe is a favourite of Jenny’s and has been served to many friends over the years. Ingredients: […]

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Fair Trade Double Chocolate Loaf Cake

We promised you chocolate recipes so here is our first one to help you celebrate a chocolate filled fair trade Fortnight. This double chocolate loaf cake is easy to make and even more delicious to eat. It’s the perfect tea time treat! I made my cake with the help of my sous-chef Grace who you […]

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Fair Trade Tiffin Recipe

We celebrated Good Taste director Rob’s birthday at the weekend with a fabulous birthday brunch topped off with the most delicious fair trade tiffin! We couldn’t resist sharing the recipe (and a few mouth-watering pictures!) with you… Ingredients 100g butter 25g Traidcraft soft brown sugar 3 tbsp fair trade cocoa 4 tbsp fair-trade golden syrup […]