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  • Ask the Expert: GBBO does pastry
    Opinion

    Ask the Expert: GBBO does pastry

    2015-09-09T00:00:00Z

    There are plenty of shop-bought shortcuts that can be taken when it comes to baking pastry – but not for the seven bakers who remain. 

  • Ask the Expert: GBBO does alternatives
    Opinion

    Ask the Expert: GBBO does alternatives

    2015-09-02T00:00:00Z

    With free-from foods in growth, The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) contestants take on the challenge of baking with alternative ingredients. Gregg Woodhead, product development manager at British Bakels, passes on his words of wisdom in our Ask the Expert blog.

  • Gerhard’s Blog: Spanische Windtorte
    Opinion

    Gerhard’s Blog: Spanische Windtorte

    2015-08-27T00:00:00Z

    Hot on the heels of last week’s Great British Bake Off (GBBO) Baguette challenge came the news from Paris that it is actually very difficult to lay your hands on a genuine French baguette this summer. 

  • Ask the expert: GBBO does desserts
    Opinion

    Ask the expert: GBBO does desserts

    2015-08-26T00:00:00Z

    Patissier Charlotte Marrifield has catered for Her Majesty The Queen, but how would she cook for the king and queen of Bake Off Paul and Mary? We ask for her top tips for the bakers, as tonight they will tackle desserts.

  • Gerhard’s Blog: Mais non, Mary!
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    Gerhard’s Blog: Mais non, Mary!

    2015-08-20T00:00:00Z

    This week’s biggest faux-pas on The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) was served up by none other than Mary Berry, when she accidentally gave away who was going to leave the Bake Off before the show had even aired. 

  • Ask the expert: GBBO does bread
    Opinion

    Ask the expert: GBBO does bread

    2015-08-19T00:00:00Z

    It’s bread week on the Great British Bake Off (GBBO), so who better to speak to for our #AskTheExpert blog than master baker Wayne Caddy.

  • Ask the expert: GBBO does biscuits
    Opinion

    Ask the expert: GBBO does biscuits

    2015-08-12T00:00:00Z

    Tonight the Great British Bake Off (GBBO) contestants enter the tent with a biscuity challenge on their hands - the key to winning, says The Biscuiteers, is all in the preparation.

  • Ask the expert: GBBO does cake
    Opinion

    Ask the expert: GBBO does cake

    2015-08-05T00:00:00Z

    The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) is back for series six – with ‘cake’ taking centre stage on BBC1 tonight. But how can the contestants succeed? We spoke to expert Chris Ormrod of Ministry of Cake.

  • Blog: how to take heart from SACN
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    Blog: how to take heart from SACN

    2015-07-17T00:00:00Z

    Martyn Leek, British Baker editor, breaks today’s SACN report down in a way that bakers can take heart from its dietary recommendations. 

  • Blog: charm your way to a successful bakery Halloween
    Opinion

    Blog: charm your way to a successful bakery Halloween

    2015-07-10T00:00:00Z

    In this issue of British Baker we have a whole feature lined up for you with in-depth advice on what to do for Halloween - ranked number three in the biggest UK spending occasions. But how do you appeal to adults as well as children?

  • Blog: Éclairs back on-trend
    Opinion

    Blog: Éclairs back on-trend

    2015-06-26T00:00:00Z

    Did you know the word ‘éclair’ comes from the French for ‘flash of lightning’? On learning this recently I thought, yes, it does have a lightning bolt-esque look to it, but non! They are so named as they are eaten quickly – in a flash.

  • Blog: What next for Genius after gluten contamination scare?
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    Blog: What next for Genius after gluten contamination scare?

    2015-06-15T00:00:00Z

    The dust is now starting to settle on what must surely be the worst week in Genius’ short history. 

  • David Smart: A message for the class of 2015
    Opinion

    David Smart: A message for the class of 2015

    2015-06-12T00:00:00Z

    For one brief moment, may I speak directly to the baking trade’s youth? They might be students finishing their first year or graduating after their final year. 

  • Opinion

    Blog: A day well spent..

    2015-04-30T00:00:00Z

    Bolton-based Greenhalgh’s David Smart takes an eye-opening trip to the capital and comes back armed with ideas. Wh

  • Opinion

    Gerhard’s blog: Life is sweet

    2015-04-22T00:00:00Z

    Gerhard Jenne muses on Pret A Manger’s latest ‘flirt’ initiative and looks towards his own summer campaign. Br

  • Opinion

    Blog: is Tesco euphoric over bakery deal?

    2015-04-16T00:00:00Z

    Bronya Smolen asks, how do you solve a problem like the ISB? 

  • Opinion

    Gerhard’s blog: Vote rhubarb

    2015-04-15T00:00:00Z

    The election is not far off, but Gerhard Jenne has just one piece of advice for the baking fraternity...Wi

  • Gerhard’s blog: Hippy Easter Highs
    Opinion

    Gerhard’s blog: Hippy Easter Highs

    2015-04-08T00:00:00Z

    Gerhard Jenne illustrates how a revamped strategy paid dividends for his business this Easter. 

  • Opinion

    Gerhard’s blog: reeling in customers

    2015-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Taking the hands-on approach, Gerhard Jenne hits the streets to drive sales from passers-by. 

  • Opinion

    Gerhard’s Blog: overseas visitor

    2015-03-25T00:00:00Z

    Gerhard Jenne, downed by the flu, misses the opening of his new shop, which welcomed a baker-visitor from the US. It