Savor These Images From Great British Bake Off's Latest Pastry Week
The custardy technical left us beaten, but the dual savory pie challenges had us hungry for more. Plus...clothes?
It's savory pies and...slightly different savory pies for pastry week. But you won't hear us complaining. Meat good! (Do we get to make that reference two weeks in a row? Why not?) There's also a Portuguese tart technical that we disagreed on. Hear us fight about it on this week's Two Spotted Dicks podcast!
We usually only talk about the food here (and the occasional eye-roll), but Sandi's cat blouse is important.
Noel's sweater is not to be overlooked either.
Shut up, Yan.
Prue calls Sophie's four season pies a triumph.
Steven went for decorations inspired by Fleetwood Mac songs, rather than trying to faithfully render the album covers, which was smart. (He listened to Fleetwood Mac while cooking with his mom when he was growing up. Awwwww.)
As opposed to Kate's literal and unfortunate portraiture.
You've got to hide your love away, and also these pies.
Grapes don't grow on trees, but otherwise these look lovely...except we are told they do not taste lovely.
Scientist Yan made scientist pies and it never once occurred to her scientist brain that her top crusts wouldn't stay flat when they baked?
The CD in the football field doesn't make much sense...
...but Liam's pies look great inside and out.
The red really pops! The texture, according to Prue, does not.
The model Portuguese tarts for the technical.
An almost-there tart, but the custard's too thick.
Poor Julia's wee little tart.
Yan redeems herself with a nearly perfect technical.
Perhaps this explains Julia's poor performance this week? There was no mention of wine in her ingredients.
Sophie's game pie with forest fruits. Yum!
Kate's potato curry topped with mango with a chili glaze.
Stacey's pie "certainly looks homemade." Down to the parchment paper left inside it.
Steven's glittery Christmas pie.
Yan's checkerboard of meats.
In Julia's defense, she IS Russian, and this pie looks very Soviet.
Liam is our winner, despite the (delicious) mess on top. This sure sounded tasty, though!