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Cookies and Cream Birthday Cake

To celebrate my son Harry’s 14th birthday I made this cookies and cream chocolate cake for him to enjoy with his friends – and of course gave it a Fairtrade twist! It was pronounced “the nicest cake ever” – high praise indeed – so I thought I would share it with you all! The recipe […]

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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: For the sponge: Fairtrade icing sugar and Our Cow Molly “Just Molly” ice cream to serve. Method

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Say Hello to Jenny

How long have you been aware of Fair Trade? I’ve been aware of Fair Trade products for many years and have been really pleased to see how they have developed and improved. Over 20 years ago I started selling fair-trade crafts from home, and quickly became passionate about Fair Trade as a way for people […]

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Say Hello to Rob

In the next instalment of our “Meet the Team” series, we chat to doctor turned director (and accounting whizz) Rob Coleman. Although not often behind the counter, when he is in the shop Rob loves nothing more than a good ‘reorganise’ and it’s always intriguing to see where things have been moved to after his […]

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Welcome Tia!

Tia has recently joined the team, she’s fitting in working with us between finishing her work with students and beginning her PGCE in September – very useful to us as she covers everyone’s holiday! Friendly and welcoming, we are sure all our customers are going to love getting to know Tia! How did you get […]

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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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Hello Isobel

Law student Isobel combines her hours in the shop with her university degree and a lot of sport (hockey and football to be precise!). And if you think she looks a bit familiar, it’s because she is the younger sister of Good Taste Alumnus Cara! We’re delighted to have Isobel as part of our team […]

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Meet Saskia

Sports superstar Saskia can be found behind the counter on Wednesdays and Fridays, ready to serve with a smile! A Broomhill native, Saskia combines her hours in the shop with other part term work and many hours training on the running track. We can safely say that she is without the fittest of all our […]

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Keeping Warm – our top tips!

The temperature is dropping at the same time as we are consciously turning our heating down… so how to keep warm? We are experts at keeping warm here at Good Taste, our heater doesn’t really work and we have had two winters of keeping the shop door open all day, every day! We thought we […]

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The Great Big Green Week

The Great Big Green Week runs from 24th September to the 2nd October 2022 and is the UK’s biggest celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature.  Great Big Green Week will unleash a wave of support for action to protect the planet. Tens of thousands of people in every corner of […]