Season 11 Episode 9

Can Just Anyone Become a Star Baker?

From sourdough to banana bread, lockdown has seen a huge RISE (sorry) in the number of people baking. In this episode we’re chatting about why it has become so popular, as well as sharing some of your lockdown creations and problems with baking. With tips from special guest Rahul Mandal of GBBO fame and our very own James Currie, we wonder how we might all be able to improve our baking skills! Do you have any more advice for us? Or any stories about how you’re improving? Slide into our comments below!

Best soundbite“It probably won’t turn out well, but you have to do it” – James Currie

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The Escoffier School of Culinary Arts has put together a list of 8 skills that bakers need. What do you think of these skills? Are there other more important ones out there? We’re all ears…

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