Paul Hollywood

Originally trained as a sculptor, Great Food Live regular Paul Hollywood decided instead to turn his talented hand to the art of bread-making.

His passion for pastry led him into a career as Head Baker at various prestigious hotels, including The Dorchester Hotel, the Chester Grosvenor Hotel and the Cliveden Hotel in Berkshire. He also spent six years in Cyprus at the Annabelle and Annassa resorts.

As well as making various series for Carlton Food Network (Taste TV), Paul has appeared on Ready Steady Cook, The Generation Game and The Heaven and Earth Show for the BBC. He has also regularly appeared on ITV's This Morning. Now he is best know as a judge on The Great British Bake Off

Paul also has a small factory producing artisan breads and pastries. He has a client list including Harrods and supplies his products to delis and restaurants around London and the South East.

Website

www.paulhollywood.com

Books
100 Great Breads: Artisanal homemade bread recipes from around the World, Cassell Illustrated, 2011
How to Bake, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012

Paul Hollywood

Paul Hollywood's Recipes



 
Soda bread
Soda bread on Market Kitchen

Paul Hollywood's soda bread is a great demonstration of the simple art of baking

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
50 min

Apple and wensleydale pie
Apple and wensleydale pie

Paul Hollywood’s apple and wensleydale pie is made in a shortcrust pastry with tangy, salty cheese and sweet apple complimenting each other beautifully

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 5 min

Soda bread with cheddar and chives
Soda bread with cheddar and chives

Soda bread with cheddar and chives makes a nourishing treat for tea and is the perfect thing to serve alongside warming bowls of soup

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 5 min

Chocolate croissants
Chocolate croissants

For a really scrumptious home-baked treat, try Paul Hollywood's croissants, creatively flavoured with dark chocolate

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



advanced

Total time
1 hr 20 min

Meat and potato pie
Meat and potato pie

Paul Hollywood’s easy meat and potato pie is made with onion, chuck steak and potatoes with a suet crust topping

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
3 hrs

Heather honey sponge
Heather honey sponge

Paul Hollywood’s steamed heather honey sponge has a light fluffy texture and is great served with custard or cream

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 30 min

Wholemeal soda bread with soured cream, cheese and onion
Wholemeal soda bread with soured cream, cheese and onion on Market Kitchen

Wholemeal soda bread gets a tasty twist in Paul Hollywood's version, flavoured with soured cream, cheese and fried onion

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
45 min

All In One Breakfast Bread
All In One Breakfast Bread

Start the day the delicious way! Paul Hollywood's bacon, eggs, tomato and mushrooms make the best kind of breakfast in bread!

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
55 min

Almond bread
Almond bread

Enjoy a delicious, home-baked treat with Paul Hollywood's recipe for a sweet almond bread

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
45 min

Apple sauce
Apple sauce

For a simple slightly-sweet sure-fire success, try Paul Hollywood's easy apple sauce with cheese and country bread. It's great with roast pork too!

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
15 min