The Taste of Bath Guide to Cosy Comfort Food

Summer may be well and truly over now, but here’s a secret – here at Taste of Bath HQ, we don’t really mind, because autumn is definitely the best season for foodies. As the weather gets chillier and the nights draw in, it’s the perfect excuse to cosy up by the fire and tuck into…

Chorizo Hash with a Fried Egg

This is a gorgeously comforting dish that’s absolutely perfect for the chilly weather – it makes a fabulous brunch to pick you up at the start of the day, or could equally serve as a lovely indulgent supper too. Somerset Charcuterie’s wonderful Somerset Cider Chorizo adds a real flavour wallop to potatoes mashed with butter,…

Elderberry & White Chocolate Muffins

These fabulous little muffins star our bestselling Elderberry & Bramble Jam from Heavenly Hedgerows – made with gorgeously autumnal foraged ingredients, it’s the perfect addition to a cosy teatime treat at this time of year. Combined with white chocolate chips and light, fluffy sponge, and with a little dusting of icing sugar, this recipe makes…

Peanut Butter Banoffee Cheesecake

This is a fabulously indulgent dessert with layer upon layer of deliciousness – a buttery biscuit base, a rich and creamy cheesecake layer flavoured with Seven Hills Peanut Butter and studded with chocolate chips (using Seven Hills Dark Chocolate with Almonds), the classic banoffee combo of fresh banana slices and classic Carnation caramel, and finished…

Salmon Salad Niçoise

This is the perfect dish for lunchtime on a summer’s day – it’s full of gorgeous fresh flavours, but doesn’t take too long slaving in a hot kitchen to put together. Fussel’s Classic English Herb Dressing is the ideal dressing for new potatoes, rich and creamy and full of flavour, so if you’re low on…

Pear & Cider Frangipane Tarts

These little tarts are the perfect teatime treat for warmer weather, lovely and light with fresh summery flavours. Poaching the pears in Honey’s Midford cider before baking brings out their natural hint of booziness, and goes beautifully with the gentle sweetness of the almonds. Since you’re going the extra mile with the pears, there’s nothing…

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 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…

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…

Avocado Toast with Bath Blue Cheese & Bacon

This is a fabulous little recipe that’s perfect for brunch – it’s absolutely packed with flavour, looks gorgeous and takes less than ten minutes to put together. The combination of creamy avocado, rich buttery Bath Blue Cheese and a little crispy bacon is utterly mouth-watering. Ingredients 1 ripe avocado 100g cubed pancetta 50g Bath Blue…