Bake Off


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Bake Off

A final decision-making event in which two products are compared side-by-side in order to determine which is better. A company may conduct a bake-off, for example, to decide which product will receive the most funding for marketing purposes.
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But it's not all about ol' blue eyes (you may or may not be pleased to hear) - a peek into Paul's personal life is neatly entwined with some Bake Off behind-the-scenes footage that fans will lap up.
The show's creator at Love Productions, Richard McKerrow, said he never imagined The Great British Bake Off would have a global impact and said the firm aimed to balance the original format with a "local element" in each international series.
Among them are Bake Off co-host Sandi Toksvig and Jo Brand, who presents spin-off show An Extra Slice.
Paul, 51, told TV's Jonathan Ross last night that he and Mary have stayed in touch even though she chose not to move to C4 after it snatched Bake Off from the BBC.
The Edinburgh architect put himself forward to be a contestant after watching Bake Off repeats on television.
He's forced to watch the Bake Off with me and though he's certainly not as addicted to the show as I am, he hit on the idea of holding a similar contest here.
Previous judge Mary Berry and presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins bowed out of the Bake Off with the move, leaving Hollywood as the only original star.
People think it's a replacement, they're saying it's the new Bake Off but it's not," says Nadiya, who won The Great British Bake Off in 2015.
He said the BBC is "duty bound" to maximise its Bake Off merchandise and the new C4 series, featuring judge Paul Hollywood but not Mary Berry, may be the way to do that.
Nadiya says: "I'm delighted to be joining Junior Bake Off as a judge.
It was probably unnecessary to add the word British into the title of the BBC programme The Great British Bake Off, which has reached the final round of the series.
The Great British Bake Off judge was guest of honour at Hillside primary school, in Prenton, for its "Hillside Bake Off " afternoon.