Contestant: The Great Australian Bake Off
Growing up in Malaysia, Janice has fond memories of learning to bake. Janice is looking forward to showing off her heritage to Matt and Maggie.
JOB: MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT/CHARITY WORKER
HOME: SYDNEY, NSW
Growing up in Malaysia, Janice has fond memories of learning to bake.
“As a child, I would follow mum around the kitchen,” says Janice. “I baked my first cake when I was about six which basically was a pile of ingredients in a bowl that I put in the microwave. It was very eggy and a complete failure!”
She left her family home to move to London for university and then moved to Canberra for work. But her native Malaysia is never far from her heart.
“I like to bake very simple things, and I use my childhood growing up in Malaysia as inspiration,” she says, adding that her favourite cake to bake is a Victorian sponge cake.
Janice, who married her “best friend and rock” Nick 18 months ago, is looking forward to showing off her heritage to Matt and Maggie.
“When I bake for friends and family they won’t give me constructive criticism so I’m looking forward to some feedback from Matt and Maggie,” she says. “But I am very intimidated by this group of bakers.”... Read more.