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Great British Baking Show ™

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Cristy's Creamy Mushroom and Leek Pies
Cristy's Creamy Mushroom and Leek Pies
Great British Baking Show ™ - Judging

Cristy (who won Star Baker in this episode) was the second contestant to make (in her case, very successfully) lattice lids which concealed a filling of cream sauce with leeks and garlic mushrooms. During the preparation, Prue Leith told her "it's amazing how much garlic mushrooms will take".


My version of Cristy's winning dish is here.

Cristy won a Paul Hollywood handshake for these picnic pies. He loved the flavor and particularly called out the delight of having the filling wrapped in a sauce.


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About The Great British Baking Show ™

The Great British Bake Off ™ (often abbreviated to Bake Off or GBBO and referred to in the United States as The Great British Baking Show ™) is a streamed British baking competition, in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other in a series of rounds, hoping to impress the judges with their baking skills. One contestant in The Great British Baking Show ™ is eliminated in each round, and the winner is selected from the three contestants who reach the final.


The Great British Baking Show ™ operates on a weekly elimination process to find the best all-around baker from the contestants, who are all amateurs. In each episode, the bakers are given three challenges based on that week's theme: a signature bake, a technical challenge, and a show-stopper. The bakes are assessed by the judges who then choose a "Star Baker" for the week, and a contestant is also eliminated. In the final round, three bakers are left and a winner is chosen from the three.

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