Thursday, 22 September 2016
If I knew you were comin' I'd 've baked a cake
Never mind Syria, the NHS funding crisis, proposed historical pardons for gay men convicted of "victimless crimes", Mark Zuckerberg thinking he is god, or even the impending Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie divorce - the big headline news across all our newspapers is...
...the fact that venerable cookery expert Mary Berry is staying with the Beeb, after her show The Great British Bake-Off [popular televisual fare, M'Lud] was bought by rival network Channel 4.
Never having watched the show, I can't really comment, but here she is cooking an "exotic dish" way back in 1976 - Lasagne!
[*Mind you, if Monty Don ever decided to leave Gardeners' World on the other hand, that would be a different matter...]