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Our Favourite Netflix Original Series.

Our Favourite Netflix Original Series.

A strange thing is happening in the world of streaming services. The huge success of Netflix has meant other broadcasters want their own slice of the streaming space. Disney will soon be removing all of its content from Netflix and plonking it all on its own Disney +...

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Bake Off Breakdown: The final

Bake Off Breakdown: The final

Well, it’s finally here – The final of The Great British Bake Off – and in a first the bakers left the tent for a challenge.  But let’s start at the beginning, shall we?  The final three bakers, Kim-Joy, Rahul and Ruby, entered the tent to attack this week’s...

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Bake Off Breakdown: Patisserie week

Bake Off Breakdown: Patisserie week

I can’t believe I’m about to say this but – its semi-final week and just four bakers were left.  This week the complexity and pressure were ramped up even further for patisserie week and artistry and finesse were more important than ever.  First up the...

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Bake Off Breakdown: Danish Week

Bake Off Breakdown: Danish Week

Hej der. It’s Danish week! I don’t know what could have possibly given them this idea, do you?  I don’t really care because at least there were butter, eggs, milk and everything else people need to make nice cakes and it was really touching to see the remaining...

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GBBO: Pastry week fails to impress

GBBO: Pastry week fails to impress

This week the bakers were starting to get serious as week six was pastry week.  We all knew it was coming, and we were waiting for it. That’s right, the infamous soggy bottom – ooh err missus!   This week kicked off with savoury and sweet samosas. ...

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Bake Off Breakdown: Bread Week

Bake Off Breakdown: Bread Week

It has arrived. The week the bakers dread – bread week.  The week when Paul is even grumpier than usual.  Mr know it all set the challenges this week and was on hand to berate the bakers all the way through.  It was hilarious to see Paul’s face when...

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Bake Off Breakdown: the final bake.

Bake Off Breakdown: the final bake.

Well we have reached the final of this year’s bake off and we have no idea who the winner this year will be… unless you read Prue’s twitter account this morning where she prematurely announced the winner before the show even began. Oh well we might as well all watch...

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Bake Off Breakdown: Patisserie Week

Bake Off Breakdown: Patisserie Week

I can’t believe it’s true but we have reached semi-final week and time for patisserie.  Traditionally tricky and always demanding it really was a fitting test for the remaining bakers who cruelly stole our Liam’s place. First up the bakers had to make 24 choux...

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Bake Off Breakdown: Forgotten Bakes

Bake Off Breakdown: Forgotten Bakes

What week are we on this week? I’ve forgotten. Just kidding, it’s the quarter final. This week’s “topic” (you are stretching it now Channel 4) was forgotten bakes - cakes from days of yore and times gone by - and there were only five bakers left.  First up was a...

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Bake Off Breakdown: Italian Week!

Bake Off Breakdown: Italian Week!

Another week of baking, another theme and this week we had the joy of Italian Week. It’s more a country than a theme, admittedly, but the bakers fought through the heat to produce the goods.  For their signature bakes this week they had to make Cannoli -...

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Bake Off Breakdown: Pastry Week

Bake Off Breakdown: Pastry Week

Week six already? How time flies in the big white tent.  This week it was time for the Bake Off’s annual pastry week.  The theme of the signature bake this week was savoury pies and there were plenty of interesting designs on offer along with a few raw...

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Bake Off Breakdown: Pudding Week

Bake Off Breakdown: Pudding Week

It was week five this week and time for mouth-watering pudding week.  Prue stepped up the sass again this week and is really shining in her new role and certainly proved she knows, and loves, a good pudding.  This week the bakers had to contend with a...

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Bake Off Breakdown: Caramel Week

Bake Off Breakdown: Caramel Week

This week in the big white tent the bakers’ teeth were calling out for help.  It was the first ever Bake Off caramel week and it felt like it was Prue’s yin to Paul’s bread week yang.  It was certainly Prue-centric and all the better for it as she let us see...

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Bake Off Breakdown: Bread Week

Bake Off Breakdown: Bread Week

It’s the week every Bake Off fan awaits in anticipation: Bread week! It wouldn’t be the GBBO without Paul offering “helpful” advice and scornful derision in equal measure. Unlike previous years, however, Mr. Hollywood didn’t dominate the judging, with Prue showing...

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