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. 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.
Whether from his childhood or travels abroad, each recipe in 100 Great Breads holds a special memory. Discover the nostalgic smell of milk loaf and rye bread, how to master baguettes and croissants, and try your hand at some inspiring bakes, including Pane Toscano with Dolcelatte and Cypriot Easter Bread, as well as sweet treats such as Honey & Saffron Loaf and Chocolate & Sour Cherry Bread.