Great Burnham-On-Sea Bake Off returns for another slice!
and professional bakers are being invited to get their aprons
at the ready to begin perfecting their entries for the return
of the Great Burnham Bake-Off on 28th September at the town's
autumn Food & Drink Festival.
were dozens of entries for the two previous competitons and this
new contest is an opportunity for home bakers and professionals
to compete for glory and the Champion's trophy.
Director Sarah Milner Simonds told Burnham-On-Sea,com: "We
will have three categories on 28th September - Cake (open to home
and professional bakers) and home baker only classes for bread
and savoury pie."
enter, bakers have to download an entry form, bake their entry
and bring both along to Somerset Skills & Learning Centre
on Princess Street before 2pm to be in with a chance."
Director Beverley Milner Simonds added: "We are very pleased
to have award-winning pie maker Mervyn Watling of Wessex Pantry
assisting with the judging and Madeline Francis, the competition-winning
young chef who is a pupil at King Alfred School."
Alex Turco from Positive Wealth Creation said: "We are really
pleased to be involved in the Bake Off again. We hope that all
the aspiring bakers are inspired by the baking shows on the TV
and work together to enter bakes that rise to the challenge."
Once you have dropped your entry off there are over 70 stallholders
from across Somerset all offering tastings, samples and opportunities
to hear the stories behind the products at the free festival held
in five indoor venues and a large street market in and around
Victoria Street. It all makes for a great day-out whatever the
are also two other free to enter competitions - The Great Burnham
Brew Off (a search for the best home-brew beer) and the Great
Burnham Burn Off - a chilli eating competition hosted by The Clifton
festival offers a great opportunity to something new - there is
certainly something for everyone with food as varied as Caribbean
jerk chicken, deep south style pulled pork, wood fired pizza and
more traditional pies, ales and cheese.
to the festival will again be free and venues will open at 9am
and shall include Somerset Skills & Learning, Baptist Church,
Princess Theatre and Methodist Church.