The Tradition of the Christmas Hamper

Mention Christmas treats to anyone and there’s a good chance they’ll think of a Christmas hamper, piled high with indulgent edible goodies. But why do we associate hampers with the festive season? Like a lot of our Christmas traditions, it all goes back to the Victorians, who had a huge influence on the way we…

The Perfect Dirty Chai

As the weather gets gradually more grey and gloomy, Henny & Joe’s Chai with its hints of Christmas spice starts to call to me from the cupboard. Combine it with frothy milk and a shot of Roundhill Roastery coffee, and you’ve got what’s known as a dirty chai latte – a cosy winter warmer that…

Local Food Tasting at Rossiters of Bath!

As we mentioned in our previous blog post, Bath is currently in the middle of the Great Bath Feast, a fabulous festival celebrating the very best local food & drink. It’s pretty much the perfect fit for Taste of Bath, so naturally we had to get stuck in with our own event, and last Saturday…

The Taste of Bath Guide to the Great Bath Feast

I don’t know about you, but at Taste of Bath HQ we are so excited for this year’s Great Bath Feast – it’s the foodie highlight of the year, with a menu stuffed full of delicious treats from cookery masterclasses to special tasting menus! There’s so much on offer that it can be tough to…

Taste of Bath Business Gifting Launch

Last week was a pretty exciting one here at Taste of Bath HQ, as Bath’s new Apex Hotel hosted our fabulous Business Gifting Launch & Networking Event! As well as a range of mouth-watering specially curated hampers, our corporate gifting service also offers the opportunity to create your own bespoke hamper, perfect for treating your…

Earl Grey Lemon Drizzle Cake

This simple recipe upgrades a classic British favourite to something rather elegant, just right for afternoon tea. Teahuggers’ Earl of Bath puts a twist on the traditional bergamot flavours of Earl Grey tea, with added lemongrass and rose petals, so it makes the perfect addition to a light lemon sponge. Serve with your finest china…

Food & Drink Pairing with Novel Wines

There’s nothing quite as good as the perfect combination of food and drink, when each element makes the other taste even better. So for this week’s blog post, we asked local expert Ben from Novel Wines to pair up our favourite tipples from local vineyard Wraxall Vineyard with some Taste of Bath treats. It’s the…

An Interview with… Clare, Business Development Manager

As you might have noticed, Taste of Bath has been going from strength to strength, and a few months ago we were delighted to welcome a new member of the team, Clare Truphet. As Taste of Bath expands its offering for corporate clients, Clare will be working with those brilliant businesses, so we thought it…

Foodie Treats from Further Afield

Here at Taste of Bath, we’re proud of the fact that all our delicious, hand-selected goodies come from companies based within ten miles of the city. We love working with and supporting brilliant local businesses. But you might possibly have noticed that not all the products themselves are strictly local – after all, it’s hard…

Bath Blue Cheese & Walnut Bonbons

This week’s recipe comes straight from Taste of Bath’s founder, Helen Rich. Helen says: “I love nothing more than using up all my left overs when possible, and this is a go-to party favourite for me!” Ingredients 250g Bath Blue Cheese 100g Soft Cream Cheese (light) 100g Walnuts, finely chopped 50g Plain Flour 2 Eggs…

Ultimate Barbecue Essentials

Tis the season to fire up the barbecue! Alright, we know – it’s Britain, so you can’t guarantee that August is going to provide barbecue-worthy weather. But that’s all the more reason to be ready to make the most of it when the sun does come out – with a few of Taste of Bath’s…