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Warning: This is not Cutthroat Kitchen but rather a dozen amateur bakers with soothing British accents making biscuits and other delightful treats in a tent. That being said, The Great British Baking Show, available on Netflix, is life changing. Never before had I craved sponge cake or felt compelled to analyze the sogginess of a pie. The soothing background music paired with an even keeled narrator voice eases any tension felt by the people competing against one another. The judges, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood (real names, I swear), love using constructive criticism and often express sheer joy at a contestant’s “good bake.” They also love eating the food and making it look exceptionally “scrummy.”
The show is set up in 50 minute episodes containing three challenges: Signature Bake, Technical Challenge, and Showstopper, all surrounding a theme (eg. pastry day). The contestants’ range in age and background – a middle aged firefighter or a seventeen year-old girl living at home – are refreshing after watching shows like Chopped where professional cooks call upon their egos to help them through each challenge.
Another unique aspect about the show is how it informs the viewer of baking techniques. Contestants will give advice as they bake of what will make their cream “curdle” or how to get the best caramel. Not only are you watching an exciting competition, but also you are remotely learning how to bake. It’s only natural that at the end of binging all three seasons you may feel feel qualified to judge a dessert at a restaurant on its uneven layers of icing or it’s close textured sponge. While Chef’s Table may promote a sense of culture in your air of fine dining, The Great British Baking Show allows you to feel like an expert in the field of enriched dough versus regular dough. With quirky side notes and two show hosts whose presence seems annoyingly extraneous, GBBS takes on a whole new genre of food competitions, and perhaps highlights how America does it all wrong. After all, the winner of the show receives a nice glass trophy and nothing more.
Full disclosure: This recipe is from one of my mom’s favorite cookbooks and she taught me to make it a couple years ago. I have made it for my Dad’s birthday, for my Mom’s birthday, and for lonely Friday nights. Despite it being the easiest thing to make and baking them successfully all the previous times (AKA creating the most heavenly, gooey, coconuty treat ever), on Valentine’s Day this year I used baking soda instead of powder and also burnt them. My boyfriend ate one and said it was, “Still good”. He’s a theater major at Tisch and I told him the classes were really paying off…
1/3 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg, unbeaten
1/4 t salt
3/4 cup sifted enriched flour
1t baking powder
1/2 cup coconut
1 6 oz. package semi sweet chips
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (I prefer pecans)
Melt butter in medium-sized saucepan. Cool. Add sugar, egg, salt, flour, baking powder, and vanilla. Blend the above ingredients; then add coconut, chocolate chips, and chopped nuts. Spread in greased 8 or 9” square pan. Bake 25 minutes in moderate oven, 350 degrees. These are quick and delicious.
Join Barnard Bite Blog and All for 1 Coalition in a live, Moth-style storytelling event on Barnard’s campus! We invite students to share their personal stories pertaining to a certain theme. This time, our theme is ‘mental health’, as this is an issue extremely relevant to our campus climate right now.
Millennials lie on an indoor astroturf lawn, drinking beer and eating m&m’s beneath gigantic glass orb lights and one glass wall. Every variation of animation imaginable is projected onto a screen in front of them. Hand drawn characters who could almost be Popeye or Betty Boop follow a short animation that uses stop motion characters made out of what appears to be scraps of garbage including soap and wire.
Project Pengyou works to empower and mobilize a new generation of cross-cultural bridge-builders to serve, inspire and transform lives. They aim to lead the fight against systemic xenophobia and to build leadership and power through stories, dialogue, and action.
Black Theatre Ensemble’s “The World Is Watching” One Act Festival explores the idea of society’s gaze on black bodies, and the search for identity within the identities that are given to you. Who are you when no one is watching?
The show is comprised of four student-written one acts.
The Haunting Inc.written by Onyekachi Iwu, Directed by Kadaja Brown
Jacqueline “Jack” Lopez is a ghost who has graduated top of her class from Haunting Incorporated. As she works to scare out the family of the house she was assigned, she learns to confront her past and learns there is more to life than scaring.
Colder Than Winter written by Donovan Redd, Directed by Chelsea Miller and Tyler Jones
Colder Than Winter is an exploration of how differences in Black identities affect how Black people differently meet, experience, interpret and cope with Black death.
A Play On Truth written and Directed by Megan Wicks
Aesop struggles with questions of persistence in the face of uncertain truth.
Truest Garden written and directed by Jennell Strong
It’s good to have girlfriends, until one of them has a girlfriend. Longtime friends get together after some time apart for a girls night. It soon becomes apparent that the sister love is not equally distributed.