Author(s): Paul Hollywood
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. This book contains 100 great breads from a basic brown and white loaf to savoury and sweet, Mediterranean, traditional and ancient breads.
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 regularly co-presents Good Food Live on the UKFood channel and has made several guest appearances on Richard and Judy, The Heaven and Earth Show, This Morning and Ready Steady Cook.
Introduction; The History of Bread; Tools, Techniques and Tips; Basic Breads; French Breads; Italian Breads; Traditional Breads; Herb and Seed Breads; Fruit and Nut Breads; Sweet Treats; Index.