As I predicted my very short interview with Jo Brand on Thursday night's Extra Slice (10pm Chanel 4) never made the final edit but there were several audience shots where you could spot me.
And my "Noel" cake got a brief airing at the "Show us your bakes" part of the show, even if he didn't get selected for tasting... but I had a good time and it was lots of fun.
I could tell you all about the warm up guy and the risque jokes and the fact that Roisin Conaty actually had to spit out the broccoli cake... but in fact Rob has written such a brilliant account of the whole experience on his blog HERE, that you might as well read what he has to say and I can get on and bake some more cakes! If you read Rob's account you will know that in the holding room before the start of the show, we all had to taste our own cakes, supposedly to prove we weren't trying to poison anyone. I had to perform cranial surgery on my poor Noel cake, lifting a flap of liquorice hair so I could scoop out some of the cake underneath before replacing the hair, disguising the hole in his head!!
I had hoped that I might be able to add another "60 x 60" to my list if they had actually tasted my bake as one of the things I would like to do is bake a cake for someone famous, but alas it wasn't to be. Although there was always the risk someone famous might spit out my cake! So if any of you lovely readers know someone famous who would like me to bake them a cake... you know where to find me! Twenty two more things to do and only ten months left!