5 posts tagged with gbbo by Major Clanger.
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The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 9, Ep 10

Three bakers. A scorchingly hot tent. Three last challenges to see who of Kim-Joy, Rahul or Ruby will be 2018 Bake-Off winner. First, doughnuts - actually, British-style filled doughnuts and US-style ring donuts. Not that Rahul has had either before - will his imagination get the better of him? Then a technical challenge that surprises the bakers as much as it does us. Finally, a show-stopper bake where our final three get to show us their best. Needless to say, discussion involves mention of the winner. [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Oct 30, 2018 - 23 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pâtisserie  Season 9, Ep 9

Semi-final week: only three out of Briony, Kim-Joy, Rahul and Ruby can go through to the final. Firstly, our bakers must go in search of lost time the approval of Prue and Paul with madeleines, then they must attempt one of the most complicated technical challenges ever, the Torta Setteveli, before producing 12 each of three different types of pastries: choux pastry, pate sucree and puff pastry Mille-feuille. [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Oct 24, 2018 - 30 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Vegan  Season 9, Ep 7

A first for GBBO: Vegan week! No butter, no eggs, no milk, not even any honey. The six remaining bakers have to start with savoury vegan tartlets, then make a pavlova using aquafaba rather than egg whites for the meringue, and finally produce an impressive celebratory cake using only vegan ingredients. [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Oct 10, 2018 - 15 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry  Season 9, Ep 6

After last week's double elimination, the tent is down to seven bakers. This week their challenges start triangular (samosas), go round for the technical (puits d’amour) and then go spectacular for the show-stopper (a shaped pie fit for a banquet centrepiece). [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Oct 2, 2018 - 18 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Biscuit Week  Season 9, Ep 1

Back for its ninth season, and its second after moving from the BBC to Channel 4. Twelve new bakers face, unusually for week 1, challenges based not on cakes but on biscuits. Technical Challenge: Wagon Wheels.
posted by Major Clanger on Aug 29, 2018 - 37 comments

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