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Covid diary: How Christie set up a delivery business

Andrew Chisholm, owner of Scottish bakery business JB Christie, explains how the business developed a thriving online delivery system at the most challenging of times.

VE Day: The role of bakery in Britain during wartime

Food historian Seren Charrington-Hollins, who is working with Dawn Foods in its 100th birthday year, looks at the important role of the baker and baked goods in the 1940s.

Carol Vorderman, Rob Rinder, Kelly Brook and Mo Gilligan on Bake Off
SU2C Bake Off 2020: buns, bakes and boozy baths

Ooh matron! Things are getting saucy in Carry On Baking this week, with more buns than you can shake a stick at, a collection of Jackie Collins novels and, err, dirty knees.

Joe Sugg, Alex Jones , James Blunt and Alison Hammond on SU2C Bake Off
SU2C Bake Off: YouTube star faints in the tent

Even if we could roam freely right now, Bake Off was worth staying in for last night.

Bake Off SU2C contestants  Tan France, Joel Dommett, Caroline Quentin and Johanna Konta
SU2C Bake Off 2020: the tent gets a bakeover

Yass queen! Finally, two of my favourite TV shows have collided and it is beautiful. For the record they are Bake Off and Queer Eye.

SU2C Bake Off 2020: close encounters in the tent

The Bake Off tent has never shied away from a double entendre or innuendo, but this week things got downright dirty. Never in my life have I heard the word ‘poo’ uttered so much in a baking show.

Bake Off 2019: who will be crowned champion?

It’s the Bake Off final! There’s a helter skelter, some very loud shirts and three nervous bakers. Correction, two nervous bakers and David, who is as cool as a cucumber.

Bake Off 2019: Choux and Shoe People in semi-final

This week in the Bake Off tent, a bunch of Brits butchered the French language as they took on patisserie week, which featured words such as religieuse, gateau St Honoré and chiboust.

Bake Off 2019: Soggy bottoms and dry old boots

It’s pastry week on Bake Off, and the pressure went up a notch as bakers were competing for a place in next week’s semi-final.

Bake Off 2019: Shut up! It’s a festival first in the tent

Let's get this party started! Bake Off's first-ever festival week delivered the touch of pizzazz recent episodes have lacked.