100 Great Breads: The Original Bestseller

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Octopus, Jun 6, 2011 - Cooking - 144 pages
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Paul Hollywood presents all the know-how you need to bake delicious and unusual breads. Bread links all cultures together. It holds a social and gastronomic significance for everybody. Paul Hollywood's love of this foodstuff has built him a thriving bakery business and seen him creating breads for some of the country's most famous hotels. He believes in celebrating the baking of bread and conveys his own love of bread-making and its therapeutic powers in this collection of fantastic recipes. In this book, Paul Hollywood reveals all the simple techniques you need to make this staple food and shows you that baking bread is far easier than you could possibly have imagined. The book contains 100 great breads from a basic brown and white loaf to savoury and sweet, Mediterranean, traditional and ancient breads.

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User Review  - kevn57 - LibraryThing

This is better then a Paul Hollywood handshake, because he tells you how to bake bread just like he does. It covers everything from regular white bread to naan bread which requires a special oven. I'm ... Read full review

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User Review  - Breathwork - LibraryThing

Great little book with some very useful tips and tricks to help produce that perfect loaf. Provides a very wide spectrum of different bread recipes to try. The Cheese and Onion Soda bread has become a very firm favorite in my house. Highly recommended. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

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.

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