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The Gingham Altar is a Great British Bake Off fan review and replication show. Each episode, Mack and Megan will talk about an episode of the show. Then, they will attempt to master the bakes themselves by taking on challenges featured in that episode in their home kitchen. Join two amateur bakers and old friends as they talk about the best cooking show on tv today.

The Gingham Altar is a Great British Bake Off fan review and replication show. Each episode, Mack and Megan will talk about an episode of the show. Then, they will attempt to master the bakes themselves by taking on challenges featured in that episode in their home kitchen. Join two amateur bakers and old friends as they talk about the best cooking show on tv today.
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The Gingham Altar is a Great British Bake Off fan review and replication show. Each episode, Mack and Megan will talk about an episode of the show. Then, they will attempt to master the bakes themselves by taking on challenges featured in that episode in their home kitchen. Join two amateur bakers and old friends as they talk about the best cooking show on tv today.

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English


Episodes

Episode 7: Pastry Week!

2/22/2019
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It's Pastry Week! Join us as we talk about this smooth little episode where one of our favorites finally departs the tent. After the break, we do our own takes with Mack making some eclairs and Megan taking on cornish pasties. A quick note: we will be moving to a new episode review episode every two weeks instead of trying to get back on weekly. Between babies, jobs, and other obligations, we don't have the bandwidth to take on any more, but we do want to keep going with the show. Thanks in...

Duration:01:04:14

Episode 6: European Cake Week!

2/8/2019
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It's European Cake Week! Apologies for the long delay; life has been crazy, and Mack has been traveling. But we are back for all the yeasted fun this week. We dive into some iconic bakes of European lore, and then Mack and Megan both take on the signature bake by making competing savarins. It's about to get yeasty up in here! Netflix Collection 1, Epsiode 6 The Gingham Altar Show@ALovelyBake This week's recipes/mentions are from: King Arthur Flour Yeasted Lemon CakePaul Hollywood Savarin...

Duration:00:58:02

Episode 5: Pies and Tarts Week!

1/19/2019
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It's pies and tarts week, and it is literally exploding with sparks! We get into the episode that says goodbye to someone with a soft spot in our hearts, and then we head into our own kitchens to try our hands at the challenges. This week, Mack takes on the iconic mini pear pies and Megan recreates a family custard pie with a classic tarte au citron. Netflix Collection 1, Epsiode 4 The Gingham Altar Show@ALovelyBake This week's recipes/mentions are from: Paul HollyWood Mini Pear...

Duration:01:02:43

Episode 4: Dessert Week!

1/10/2019
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We hope you've left room for Dessert Week! This week, we jump into the fourth episode that features the infamous Bingate moment. We give our views, and then we get ourselves to the kitchen. Mack takes on a S'more's themed fondant (self-saucing pudding) and Megan creates a black and white baked alaska. Netflix Collection 1, Epsiode 4 The Gingham Altar Show@ALovelyBake This week's recipes/mentions are from: Gordon Ramsay Chcocolate FondantKing Arthur Flour Graham CrackerOttolengi...

Duration:01:11:56

On the Back Burner: Baking Fails

1/3/2019
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Our bakes are still in the oven, so it's the very first On the Back Burner episode. In these shorter episodes, we talk about GBBO and baking adjacent topics that don't fit into our regular episodes. This week, it's baking fails from Mack and Megan. Mack nearly poisons a bake sale and Megan create a cheesecake as black as darkest night. The Gingham Altar Show@ALovelyBake If you like the show, tell a friend or leave us a rating or review. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:24:35

Episode 3: Bread Week!

12/28/2018
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Mack accidentally changed the wrong episode's description and messed this one up, so he's recreating it from memory. It's bread week, so break out the yeast and the proving drawers! We tackle the episode, and then we start in on our bakes: Mack making ciabatta and Megan making a bread centerpiece Netflix Collection 1, Epsiode 3 The Gingham Altar Show@ALovelyBake This week's recipes/mentions are from: Paul Hollywood CiabattaKing Arthur Flour Cinnamon Star Bread If you like the show, tell...

Duration:01:08:30

Episode 2: Biscuit Week!

12/19/2018
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Tis the season for biscuit baking. And this week has it all: dog stories, cookbook recommendations, grape jelly, and a surprising amount of singing. And then, Mack and Megan each tackle the Signature bake with Mack making Rosemary Lemon Shortbread and Megan trying her hand at cheese straws. Netflix Collection 1, Epsiode 2 The Gingham Altar Show@ALovelyBake This week's recipes are from: Taste of HomeMastering the Art of Southern Cooking If you like the show, tell a friend or leave us a...

Duration:00:55:03

Episode 1 - Cake Week!

12/12/2018
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It's the start of a new season in the tent. That must mean that it's Cake Week. Mack and Megan talk about their favorites in all categories: bakers, accents, British political parties, and more. And then, they tackle two of this week's bakes. Mack does the Signature, producing a swiss roll with only minor issues. Megan tackles the technical, and she has opinions about the recipe. The Gingham Altar Show@ALovelyBake If you like the show, tell a friend or leave us a rating or review. Thanks...

Duration:01:11:56

Episode 0 - Meet the Hosts!

12/5/2018
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Meet hosts Mack and Megan as they talk about The Gingham Altar, their new GBBO podcast! Learn about who they are and the rules for how they are going to tackle GBBO challenges in their own kitchens. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theginghamaltarshow/ Email: theginghamaltarshow@gmail.com Twitter: @ALovelyBake

Duration:00:31:40