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Quick Fire Science episode

Tue, 22nd Oct 2013

Science of Baking

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This week saw the final of the Great British Bake Off, a television programme in which 13 people spend a weekend in a tent, baking cakes and bread. Over 6 million viewers tuned in each week to catch the adventures of the amateur bakers, as they crafted three-dimensional novelty vegetable cakes, tricky millefeuille and choux pastry delights, while avoiding that ultimate sin against pastry – a soggy bottom. It has also inspired a new generation of home bakers. Here’s your quick fire science on baking, with Matt Burnett and Simon Bishop.

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  • Science of Baking

    As a new Great British Bake Off champion is crowned, here's your quick fire science on baking...



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