Author(s): Paul Hollywood
Accompanying the Channel 4 series,A Baker's Life contains 100 of Paul Hollywood's very best baking recipes, which have been finessed over decades spent as a baker.
Each chapter is filled with bakes that represent a different decade - learning the basics at his father's bakery; honing his pastry skills in the finest hotels; discovering the bold flavours of the Middle East while working in Cyprus; and finding fame with the phenomenally popularGreat British Bake Off television series.
Thanks to this book (and its clear step-by-step instructions), recipes that Paul has spent years perfecting can be recreated at home. Favourites include garlic baguettes; feta and chive bread; chorizo and chilli Scotch eggs; mum's ginger biscuits; double chocolate Danish twists; and hazelnut cappuccino cake.
With photographs from personal family albums, plus many professional insights into and anecdotes that reveal what makes a great baker,A Baker's Life will show you how to bring the baking skills Paul has learnt over a lifetime into your own home kitchen.
100 top recipes - plus lessons, anecdotes and personal photos from Paul Hollywood's baking career
"TV's rising star . . . The greatest expert in the history of British television." - The Guardian"Home baking is all the rage--thanks in no small way to Paul Hollywood." - The Sunday Telegraph"A good, straightforward book that illuminates the process of working with yeast without going into the kind of bread-head detail that would alarm the casual bystander." - Metro (UK) on PAUL HOLLYWOOD'S BREAD"Everyone loves pies, everyone loves him. Three cheers all round, then, for these comforting recipes from the silver fox of baking." - Delicious on PAUL HOLLYWOOD'S PIES AND PUDS -TV's rising star . . . The greatest expert in the history of British television.- - The Guardian-Home baking is all the rage--thanks in no small way to Paul Hollywood.- - The Sunday Telegraph-A good, straightforward book that illuminates the process of working with yeast without going into the kind of bread-head detail that would alarm the casual bystander.- - Metro (UK) on PAUL HOLLYWOOD'S BREAD-Everyone loves pies, everyone loves him. Three cheers all round, then, for these comforting recipes from the silver fox of baking.- - Delicious on PAUL HOLLYWOOD'S PIES AND PUDS
Paul Hollywood shot to fame with his role as a judge on The Great British Bake Off. The son of a baker, Paul spent six years in Cyprus working at one of top hotels before becoming Head Baker at exclusive hotels in the UK, including Cliveden and the Dorchester. He went on to launch The Paul Hollywood Artisan Bread Company, which now supplies Waitrose, among others. The author of the bestselling How to Bake, Paul Hollywood's Bread, Paul Hollywood's Pies & Puds and Paul Hollywood's British Baking, Paul makes regular contributions to national press, tours nationwide with sellout cookery demonstrations, and works extensively with the Flour Advisory Board. He lives in Kent with his wife and son. paulhollywood.com / @PaulHollywood