James Morton became a firm fans' favourite after appearing in the cult BBC2 baking show. He was mobbed yesterday during an unscheduled appearance at the BBC's Good Food Show Scotland at Glasgow's SECC.
The 21-year-old Glasgow University medical student from Hillswick in Shetland says he is now adjusting to life after the show and is delighted he can finally talk about the outcome of Tuesday's final, which has been under wraps for four months.
For one Scot, reaching the final of the Great British Bake Off has changed his life.
James Morton, who became a firm fans’ favourite after appearing in the cult BBC2 baking show, was mobbed during an unscheduled appearance at the BBC’s Good Food Show Scotland at Glasgow’s SECC.
James, who is the son of Scottish broadcaster, writer and musician Tom Morton, missed out on the Great British Bake Off title after losing to law student John Whaite (23) in the series final.
The 21-year-old Glasgow University medical student won the final’s fondant fancies technical challenge, however, his puff pastry pithivier and showstopping, United Kingdom chiffon cakes failed to impress judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood.
Scot James Morton was carrying the hopes of a nation along with fans of Fair Isle jumpers and innovative recipes, but he was beaten in the final of the Great British Bake-off tonight.
Law graduate John Whaite was instead crowned king of the bakers in the dramatic finale of the BBC2 show, which has been one of the surprise hits of this year's TV schedules.
It seems to me that the pizzagne is a dish that has been created in a bid to try and end the eternal struggle that many people face when it comes to deciding what they want for dinner.
Should I have pizza or lasagne? Well, worry no longer as the pizzagne aims to solve this food conundrum, at least for people craving pizza and lasagne, by combining the best elements of both in an ingenious, if somewhat unhealthy, dish.