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Welcome to Gin and Cake, a biweekly podcast for fans and fanatics of the Great British Bake Off (or Great British Baking Show here in the US). We're glad you're here!

Dec 5, 2018

On today's episode of Gin and Cake, we start a brand new season by indulging our curiosity about GBBO's move to Channel 4. We're going to review the first non-BBC version of the show. How does it hold up? Who are these people? Where are our drinks?

You can find this season on Netflix as "Season 5," which is a numbering...


Nov 16, 2018

We're back! After a long and busy hiatus, Gin and Cake returns with a special episode--our first ever interview with a Bake Off contestant! Join us for a chat with the lovely Tom Gilliford, who nabbed our geeky baker hearts on UK Season 7 (US Season 4).

In a wide-ranging interview, we peek behind the bake-off curtain,...


Jun 20, 2018

On today's episode of Gin and Cake, we find out who takes the coveted cake plate in the final episode of Season Three of the Great British Baking Show. Fastidious Ian? Brave Nadiya? Beautiful Tamal? They're all winners in our eyes! But not really, because one actually wins.

Along the way, we'll visit a cathedral of...


May 30, 2018

On today's episode of Gin and Cake, we take our last step toward the Season Three finale in Episode Nine, the chocolate-covered semifinals, of the Great British Baking Show.

We'll accessorize with signaling handbags and torturous shoes, swim through kilos of butter and shudder at souffles, dream of Dromoland and pine...


May 15, 2018

On today's episode of Gin and Cake, we get fascinated by fiddly patisserie on Season Three, Episode Eight, of the Great British Baking Show.

We'll be shocked at piping crimes, sad for ambitious pancakes, skeptical about manufactured drama, and sniffy about fake flavors. We'll also define the mountain on which one of us...