Our new Great British Bake Off correspondent, series four contestant Howard Middleton, is poised and ready to take us through this year’s baking bonanza as it hits our TV screens and we eagerly await the crowning of 2015’s overall star baker.

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Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 9 - The Final
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 10 - The Final
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 10 - The Final
by Howard Middleton
8 October 2015
In what feels like the blink of an eye we have reached the Bake Off final, leaving us feeling equal parts excited and bereft. Series four legend Howard Middleton takes us through the action in the tent for a final time, with tears, tiers and heartwarming celebrations.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015 Great British Bake Off – inspiration for The Final!
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for The Final...
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for The Final!
by Great British Chefs
2 October 2015
It’s the Great British Bake Off final and as the contestants face their final test, we consider the challenges ahead.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015 Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 9 - Chocolate Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 9 - Chocolate We...
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 9 - Chocolate Week
by Howard Middleton
1 October 2015
Bake Off favourite Howard Middleton takes us through Chocolate Week of the current series, where the four remaining bakers battled it out for a place in the final. From staggered soufflés to crumbling carousels, read on to discover who kept their temper and who got their tuiles in a twist.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015 Chocolate tart
Great British Bake Off – inspiration and tips for ...
Great British Bake Off – inspiration and tips for Chocolate Week
by Great British Chefs
25 September 2015
As Chocolate Week looms large on the Great British Bake Off, we were only too happy to turn our minds to all things chocolate and pull together some inspirational ideas. With the notoriously tricky soufflé lined up as the technical challenge, read on for top tips on how to make yours perfect every time.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015 Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Victorian Week
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Victorian...
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Victorian Week
by Great British Chefs
11 September 2015
The next episode of the Great British Bake Off draws on recipes from the nineteenth century in the first ever Victorian Week. We look to the past for inspiration.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015 Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 6 - Pastry Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 6 - Pastry Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 6 - Pastry Week
by Howard Middleton
10 September 2015
Our favourite Bake Off alumni Howard Middleton dissects this weeks' episode. Expect an emotional pastry week, featuring floppy frangipane, misshapen flaounes and un-filled vol au vents.

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Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 5 - Alternative Ingredients Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 5 - Alternative ...
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 5 - Alternative Ingredients Week
by Howard Middleton
3 September 2015
With the somewhat left field theme of 'alternative ingredients' this week on Bake Off, who better to take us through the episode than Howard Middleton, a former contestant and himself a master of gluten-free baking.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015 Gluten and sugar-free chocolate supreme cake
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Alternati...
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Alternative Ingredients Week
by Great British Chefs
28 August 2015
Pressure is mounting in the Great British Bake Off tent and the judges have come up with a fresh challenge for the contestants – baking without dairy, gluten and sugar.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015 Paris-Brest ingredients
Conversion guides
Conversion guides
by Great British Chefs
28 August 2015
Unfortunately, not all kitchens are created equal and it often means we end up with different ovens and equipment to what’s used by a chef or in a recipe. Here’s a few handy conversions to help you make any recipe easily at home.
Dessert week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 4 - Dessert Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 4 - Dessert Week
by Howard Middleton
27 August 2015
Dessert week dawns and it's a particularly creamy few days in the tent with the contestants asked to master crème brûlée, an Austrian meringue cake and a multi-tiered cheesecake tower. Having once suffered himself at the hands of a custardgate scandal during the dessert week in series four, Bake Off legend Howard Middleton offers his own insight on the week's events.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015 Bread week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 3 - Bread Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 3 - Bread Week
by Howard Middleton
20 August 2015
As the sun rises over bread week with the might of a well proofed bowl of dough, the contestants set about making quick breads, French breads and staggeringly impressive 3D sculptures. Series 4 Bake Off legend Howard Middleton takes us through the ups and downs of the week's episode.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015 Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 1 - Cake Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 1 - Cake Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 1 - Cake Week
by Howard Middleton
6 August 2015
It's back! Series four custardgate legend Howard Middleton guides us through the thrills and spills of episode one of the Great British Bake Off, including jazzy Madeira cakes, a Mary Berry classic and a collapsing Black Forest gateau.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015 Getting ready for Great British Bake Off - Essential baking equipment
Getting ready for Great British Bake Off - Essenti...
Getting ready for Great British Bake Off - Essential baking equipment
by Great British Chefs
4 August 2015
Is your kitchen ready for the Great British Bake Off? Make sure you have all the essential equipment to impress the judges.
Great British Bake Off 2015 - Meet the bakers
Great British Bake Off 2015 - Meet the bakers
Great British Bake Off 2015 - Meet the bakers
by Great British Chefs
28 July 2015
The nation’s favourite spatula-wielding competition is about to hit our screens again, with another 12 hopefuls ready to embark on a baking journey covering everything from pastry and pies, to tarts, towers, breads and biscuits; all in the confines of the Great British Bake Off tent.

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Patisserie week