• Monday, August 15, 2022

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Great British Bake Off viewers unhappy with ‘naan bread’ blunder

By: Keerthi Mohan

Viewers of cooking reality show the Great British Bake Off have been left enraged after both contestants and judges kept referring to ‘naan’ as ‘naan bread’ during Tuesday (11) night’s technical challenge. Naan has become a staple of Indian cuisine in Britain, and it is a dish common in the Middle East, Central Asia and South Asia. ‘Naan’ in Persian means bread, and many viewers took to Twitter to point out that ‘naan bread’ is a tautology. Announcing the challenge, Sandi Toksvig told the bakers: “For your technical challenge this week, Paul would love you to make a batch of non-yeasted garlic…

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