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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Seven Hills Chocolate, Almond & Pistachio Doughnuts

Pistachio Provenance’s delicate, pale green nuts and Seven Hills’ rich Dark Chocolate with Roasted Salted Almonds are a match made in heaven. I’ve paired them up in this light and fluffy baked doughnut recipe, topping the doughnuts with a generous glaze of melted chocolate and a sprinkling of nuts.     Ingredients 260g plain flour…