On your marks, get set… bake! The ever enchanting, delightful, and diplomatic culinary competition - Great British Bake Off - has returned to our screens. With contestants back in the famous GBBO tent, will you be getting in the kitchen too?
Baking at home with friends, family or alone can be fantastic fun! As long as you stay clear of the dreaded soggy bottom (layer), produce a great bake and aim for an imaginary Paul Hollywood handshake. But a real star baker considers where the ingredients they’re baking with comes from - such as eggs.
Every year in the UK, we consume over 13 billion eggs. The majority of these come from the 41.5 million egg-laying hens farmed in the UK each year. Alarmingly, a large number of egg-laying hens (approximately 45%) are still kept in cages.