On this day 27th October 1958 was the first transmission of the BBC's children's television programme Blue Peter which is still on air today. Part of every British childhood since the 50's, they never sent me a Blue Peter badge though!
"We're in the stickiest situation since Sticky the stick insect got stuck on a sticky bun..." ― Captain Blackadder, Blackadder Goes Forth
This citrus cake recipe from chef and TV presenter John Torode has a fantastic flavour, as it uses whole lemons and oranges to make the cake. Polenta and ground almonds make for a moist and delicate crumb, as well as making this cake gluten-free.