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Great British Bake Off – 5 highlights from episode one

My ultimate favourite TV show is finally back on my screen and I couldn’t be happier, I’m all set for 10 weeks of pure unadulterated baking escapism that’ll take us right through to the edge of the Winter. If you missed last night’s episode, or you watched it but miss it already, here are my top 5 highlights: The first Kawaii bake we’ve ever seen on the show – thanks for that Jordan. Norman’s amazing baking tray gadget that I hope to see on Dragon’s Den/in Lakeland in the very near future.  Luis using honey from his own bees in his first bake. Sue’s puns – “You’ve got two hours to pop Mary’s cherry.. in the oven and bring it out again” was a big move. Finally, of course, poor Iain and his failed ‘scoring the swiss roll to prevent cracks’ technique. We all knew from the moment Mary tutted that it would never work. My favourite to win right now has got to be Martha, just 17 years old and a baking powerhouse, she …