Beer of Bath – Sun, Beer and Dirty Food

Like all sun-deprived northern Europeans, at the first glimmers of sunshine and temperatures veering over the 15-20-degree mark, I decamp to the garden with a cold one… As you can imagine, Taste of Bath HQ is full to the brim with local beers (Electric Bear Brewery, Kettlesmiths Brewing Co and Albion Ales) but on this…

Orzo with Courgette Pesto & Chilli Prawns

This is a quick and easy dish that’s absolutely packed with fresh sunshine flavours. A quick pesto made with basil, courgette, lemon and garlic makes the perfect partner for stir-fried prawns, with a kick of chilli warmth from one of our favourite products, Original Somerset Hot Sauce. Ingredients 180g orzo 1 courgette A big handful…

Brunch at Allium restaurant: Review

For me, brunch is all about slowing the pace right down, enjoying spending time with my husband, and pressing the pause button on life – whilst more importantly eating my own body weight in hollandaise. When I was invited to pop along to Rupert Taylor’s new brunch offering at Allium restaurant, with Mr Taste Of,…

Chocolate Espresso Easter Cupcakes

With Easter on the way, it’s time for some fabulous chocolatey treats. We asked our recipe blogger Sal to come up with a grown-up twist on the traditional chocolate cereal nests, and she created these gorgeously dark, fudgy cupcakes made with melted Seven Hills’ 65% Dark Chocolate with Espresso, topped with piped coffee buttercream nests…

The Christmas Hamper Collection

If you’ve read this blog post, you’ll know that people have been sending Christmas hampers full of fabulous food and drink for a long time – it’s really the perfect gift for anyone, because after all, who doesn’t love delicious things to eat and drink? That’s why we’ve got a special collection just for Christmas,…

Chocolate Stout Cake

I’ll be honest with you – I don’t like Christmas cake, and I know quite a few people who feel the same way. So when it comes to the festive season, I always like to come up with a couple of fairly spectacular bakes that can take centre-stage and still please the chocoholics in the…

Autumn Comfort Food Favourites

A few weeks ago, we shared a lovely winter warmer recipe for the perfect Dirty Chai Latte, by our resident blogger Sal Godfrey, featuring Henny & Joe’s chai and Roundhill Roastery coffee. Now that the clocks have gone back and the nights are drawing in, it got us thinking about a few of our other…

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…

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…

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…