As for the contestants, the dude who made the Baker's Lunch did an extraordinary job. What I liked about the original group was they were your sweet Gran, grumpy Dad and your two weird aunts. First of all, it's so small that even if it were perfectly executed, it would never be as impressive as some of the larger designs. I love that it's on Netflix simply because I can watch however many episodes I want at a time and that we don't have to wait for another year to go by before we get the next season. I do want to try making those, but will probably hold off 'til the holidays. Sandi is kind of just there. There were only six episodes Talk about starting small, you guys.
This is one of my favorite shows. If you have a story suggestion email entertainment. The audience for the launch show rose to 6. Paul seemed shocked that he had a edible spray painter. Love Liam's enthusiasm, and that he has no fear of Paul. I think they got a very likable group of bakers so I will stay with this season but I don't think I will love the show as much as I did before.
I also swapped out the peppermint in favor of vanilla. Usual lot of charming contestants and fun challenges. These rules are outlined in the Rules of Entry on no spoilers : Thanks, Athena. All in all, thanks, Netflix! Here, have a listen, it's weird: 6. I'm not that attached to Mel and Sue but I do miss Mary.
Tease us with greatness and then take it away, why don't you. And I enjoy his wardrobe choices! That's a shame - it was a fun segment. I think my favorite part was at the end when Stephen called his mom to tell her he won Star Baker and then he cried telling her Paul shook his hand! I liked Noel too even though he seems like a strange choice for this show. Cherry - is there a reason you set the rolls end-up, not on their side? Also, I'd do the same as you, and omit the peppermint. I really had mixed feelings about this but read a good review of it somewhere and was. Each week was filmed in a different location These days the production company settles on and stays there all series, but it never used to be like that.
Last week Hunt she would consider anything above 3 million viewers a success for the programme. I didn't discover I had celiac until I was 22. I find, as I get older, I like chocolate less and less. And the broken knife was heartbreaking I gasped. Mary was always Mary and always delightful. Plus, watching on Netflix, I get no commercials and all three challenges, which apparently the British viewers didn't get. I was surprised Chris wasn't sent home.
And which two bakers will leave the show at the end? Each week the nationwide tour sees keen bakers put through three challenges in a particular discipline. That ramen cake was truly a work of art. I'm not sure how the peppermint filling would work for me, though. Definitely looking forward to the rest of the season! I thought for sure the clutch lady was a goner. Sue and Mel did take some time to warm into their personas on the show. Heating it through gently for 30 minutes will ensure it is safe to use. It's on Netflix so I will probably binge watch them all right away because I have no sense and can't help myself.
It's on Netflix so I will probably binge watch them all right away because I have no sense and can't help myself. Image copyright Channel 4 Image caption Noel Fielding right makes up part of the show's new line-up The first episode of Channel 4's The Great British Bake Off was watched live by an average of 5. We see what you did there. I totally agree with the comment above that noted that Prue's voice sounds just like Mary Berry. Cherry - is there a reason you set the rolls end-up, not on their side? I was so excited to see a gluten-free Swiss roll.
I may have spread too much filling on the inside, so there wasn't a good ratio of sponge to filling. You can probably find three things I did wrong here, according to Prue. I actually really like Noel-- Sandy seems like a vanilla nothing to me on the other hand , so I'm quite happy with the new iteration. There just seemed to be so many potential disasters in the making. Even the hosts are winning. But it's true, back in series one Paul and Mary didn't give a badge of baking honour to the week's best contestant, the joy from which the series is sorely lacking, in my humble opinion. All in all, I'm pleased to see that the format and style of the show is virtually unchanged.
But how did they get rid of them across just six episodes? The other two newbies seem fine but they haven't left much of an impression yet. The one who has the family china and will leave it to you in her will but watches you carefully whenever you touch it. The ten bakers tackle three increasingly difficult challenges as their cake-making ability is tested. I know nothing about how rights and royalties work, other than they're very complicated. It's till nice but it's not quite as charming as it once was. I don't remember a season-opener being so cringe-worthy, though -- by which I mean, I was watching parts from between my fingers like it was a scary movie or something.