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How to Bake - Paul Hollywood

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All the secrets to baking revealed in this scrumptious cookbook.

The son of a baker, Paul Hollywood is passionate about busting the myths that surround baking, sharing his finely honed skills, and showing that with the right guidance, anybody can achieve success time after time.

With this in mind, he has filled this book with easy-to-follow, clearly explained, utterly delicious recipes. Having taken you through the basic techniques, Paul explains how to make an abundance of breads, pastries, cakes and biscuits including wholemeal loaf, tin bread, ciabatta, focaccia, sour cherry and chocolate loaf, Roquefort and almond bread, fresh croissants, milles feuilles, quiche, classic Victoria sponge, lemon drizzle cake, chocolate temptation cake, buttery shortbread and fiery ginger biscuits. Time to get baking ...

With 120 recipes and luscious photography from Peter Cassidy, How to Bake is the answer to every baker's prayers. Scrumptious.

About the Author

Paul Hollywood has shot to fame with his role as a judge on The Great British Bake Off. Before that, he worked as Head Baker at exclusive hotels including Cliveden, the Chester Grosvenor, the Dorchester and the Annabelle and Anassa in Cyprus. He went on to launch The Paul Hollywood Artisan Bread Company, which now supplies Harrods.

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    Comments about How to Bake:

    Book layout is very easy to follow and just an all out good cook book by Paul Hollywood. This book I recommend to all.
    It's yummie !!!!!!!!!

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    5.0

    Fantastic Book!

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      Comments about How to Bake:

      This book is fantastic for someone wanting to get into baking. It explains everything in a step by step process which is easy to understand. It also gives you great tips that help you understand the baking process.

      This book will definitely become my baking go to book!

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      5.0

      Everything I wanted.

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        So glad I purchased this book. It's easy to understand with simple steps and great photos showing each step. And the results look just like the pictures!

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        "Great British Bake-off" eat your heart

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          This was bought as a present for my partner, and he loves it. He is constantly quoting the book to me. It is very insightful.

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          5.0

          Excellent book, well worth getting

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            Comments about How to Bake:

            This was a gift but it came in good order, the book itself in nice and solid and feels like quality. It is one instance when you can judge a book by its cover! the inside is just as good and Paul Hollywood's recipes and techniques can elevate anyone's bread up to artisan status...

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            TV's rising star ... the greatest expert in the history of British television Guardian I went straight for the flatbread recipe and it worked like a dream -- Nigel Slater Observer Home baking is all the rage - thanks in no small way to Paul Hollywood Sunday Telegraph

            Paul Hollywood

            Paul Hollywood started his training as a baker aged twelve and then went to art college and trained as a sculptor. The love of working with his hands finally led him into creating new, unique and specialty breads full-time. He has worked as Head Baker at several renowned hotels and is the founder of the Hollywood Company Deli, which supplies his own breads to top London restaurants and supermarkets.

            Paul has recently appeared as a guest on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Lorraine and The Jonathan Ross Show. He has been a judge on The Great British Bake Off since 2010 as well as hosting his own BBC shows Paul Hollywood's Bread and Paul Hollywood's Pies & Puds.

            Visit Paul Hollywood's Booktopia Author Page


            ISBN: 9781408819494
            ISBN-10: 140881949X
            Audience: General
            Format: Hardcover
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 304
            Published: 1st September 2012
            Country of Publication: GB
            Dimensions (cm): 25.3 x 19.8  x 3.2
            Weight (kg): 1.17
            Edition Number: 1