The fourth series of The Great British Bake Off introduced us, and the amateur bakers, to delicately layered opera cakes, experimental wheat-free loaves, and the relatively unknown sweet bread ‘crown’, the couronne. Urvashi Roe, a contestant in series two, reviews the series for us.

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Great British Bake Off, 2013

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Great British Bake Off 2013, The Final
Great British Bake Off 2013, The Final
Great British Bake Off 2013, The Final
by Urvashi Roe
23 October 2013
After nine weeks of entertaining baking, we were down to the final episode of Great British Bake Off. A record 9 million people were on the edge of their seats as the results were announced. Former contestant Urvashi Roe has a round up of the show and reveals who would take home the prize & title of Britain's best amateur baker for 2013.
Great British Bake Off 2013, The Semi-Final
Great British Bake Off 2013, The Semi-Final
Great British Bake Off 2013, The Semi-Final
by Urvashi Roe
16 October 2013
It was all very French in the semi finals of Great British Bake Off. We saw creative canapés, beautiful bavarois and a showstopping Opera cake to finish! Urvashi Roe, food writer and contestant from 2011, gives us a recap of what happened.
Great British Bake Off 2013, The Quarter-Finals
Great British Bake Off 2013, The Quarter-Finals
Great British Bake Off 2013, The Quarter-Finals
by Urvashi Roe
09 October 2013
Baking “without” was this week’s theme on Great British Bake Off. We saw wheat free loaves, dairy free cakes, and perhaps the most humour free episode too! Urvashi Roe, food writer and contestant from 2011, gives us a recap of what happened.
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 7 - Pastry Week
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 7 - Pastry Week
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 7 - Pastry Week
by Urvashi Roe
02 October 2013
As the contestants entered the tent this week, there was a tense look about them all. One man left in the competition, hopes pinned on pastry. It was really all about Glenn from the start. Urvashi Roe, food writer and contestant from 2011, gives us a recap of what happened last night.
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 6 - Sweet Bun Bonanza!
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 6 - Sweet Bun Bo...
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 6 - Sweet Bun Bonanza!
by Urvashi Roe
25 September 2013
Sweet dough was this week’s theme on Great British Bake Off with tea loaves, beautiful buns and brioche and a twirly whirly technical challenge in the form of an Apricot Couronne . Urvashi Roe, food writer and contestant from 2011, gives us a recap of what happened.
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 5 - Traybakes and Biscuit Towers
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 5 - Traybakes an...
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 5 - Traybakes and Biscuit Towers
by Urvashi Roe
18 September 2013
A fantastic theme this week on Great British Bake Off with the good old fashioned traybake and beautiful biscuits. Urvashi Roe, food writer and contestant from 2011, gives us a recap of what happened as we’re at the halfway mark of the show.
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 4 - The Life of Pies and Tarts
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 4 - The Life of ...
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 4 - The Life of Pies and Tarts
by Urvashi Roe
11 September 2013
What a perfect week of scheduling for Great British Bake Off. Just as the weather is getting colder, we have a tonne of on-screen inspiration for the ultimate comfort food – pies and tarts. Urvashi Roe, food writer and contestant from 2011, gives us the lowdown on this week’s show.
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 3 - Custardgate!
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 3 - Custardgate!
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 3 - Custardgate!
by Urvashi Roe
04 September 2013
Last night’s episode of Great British Bake Off saw the focus on desserts, with perfect petit fours, terrific trifles and illuminating iles flottantes. Urvashi Roe, food writer and contestant from 2011, gives us the lowdown on this week’s show
Great Britsh Bake Off 2013, Week 2 - Bread
Great Britsh Bake Off 2013, Week 2 - Bread
Great Britsh Bake Off 2013, Week 2 - Bread
by Urvashi Roe
28 August 2013
Last night’s episode of Great British Bake Off saw the focus on bread, with dozens of bread sticks, mighty muffins and showstopper loaves. Urvashi Roe, food writer and contestant from 2011, gives us the lowdown on this week’s show.
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 1 - Creative cakes
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 1 - Creative cak...
Great British Bake Off 2013, Week 1 - Creative cakes
by Urvashi Roe
20 August 2013
Tuesday nights are once again filled with baking pleasure as Great British Bake Off returned for a 4th series. Former BakeOff contestant, Urvashi Roe, will be blogging for us in weeks to come, but for now Mecca gives a run down of highlights of the first episode.