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Q&A: Mark

We get the lowdown from Mark…

What first inspired you to bake?

My sister used to do profiteroles and decadent chocolate cakes. As a six-year-old 12 profiteroles looked like Mount Everest.

What has been your biggest baking disaster ever?

Probably everything I tried to do on The Great British Bake Off!

And your baking triumph ever?

My son’s birthday cake, it was a 3-tier Alice in Wonderland theme and it took me about three days.

How does the presence of Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry affect your nerves in the kitchen?

I really wanted to impress, unfortunately that didn’t happen as often as I would have liked!

What is your biggest fear in the kitchen?

Making stupid mistakes on national telly!

Tea or Coffee? Tea

White or brown bread? White

Chocolate or vanilla? Vanilla

Paul or Mary? Paul