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Ask the expert: GBBO does cake

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.

Bread
Blog: how to take heart from SACN

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

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

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.

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Blog: What next for Genius after gluten contamination scare?

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

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

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. 

Blog: A day well spent..

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

Gerhard’s blog: Life is sweet

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

Blog: is Tesco euphoric over bakery deal?

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

Gerhard’s blog: Vote rhubarb

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

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