How to Bake
At last, the star of BBC2's The Great British Bake Off reveals all the secrets of his craft in How to Bake. 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 ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rlangston - LibraryThing
Looking forward to baking some of the breads in particular - I have used a couple of recipes reproduced on the internet, with success, as Hollywood makes sure that each step is fully explained. Read full review
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Add the butter add the salt air is knocked bake blind baking parchment baking powder begin to knead brioche cake caster sugar chocolate clean plastic Danish pastry dough feels smooth dough starts extra for dusting finger flavour form a soft gently Heat your oven icing sugar initial wet stage inside a clean Keep kneading kneading for 5—10 large mixing bowl least doubled Leave to cool leave to prove leave to rise lemon curd lightly floured surface Line 2 baking little olive oil loaf loaves marzipan need to add oiled bowl olive oil parchment or silicone pastry picture prepared baking trays puff pastry Put the flour recipe roll rough dough shortcrust pastry silicone paper smooth and silky smooth skin sourdough starts to form strong white bread tbsp tea towel Tip the dough towel and leave tray inside trays with baking unsalted butter whisk white bread flour wire rack