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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!

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...


Apr 26, 2018

On today's episode of Gin and Cake, we travel back in time to the gorgeous formality of the Victorian Age in Season Three, Episode Seven, of the Great British Baking Show.

We'll acclaim a Beeton, mull ras el hanout and roadkill, suffer a few Downton flashbacks, befuddle over French Bavarians, and gush about jello maps...


Apr 16, 2018

On today's episode of Gin and Cake, we wander between the buttery layers of pastry in Season Three, Episode Six, of the Great British Baking Show.

We'll take the Wayback Machine to the Eighties AND the Seventies, talk Terror, shudder at squid ink, fear The Jungle, and consider the tyranny of musical chairs. We'll also...