Tag Archives: Paul Hollywood

Focaccia 

If I remember correctly, only one person got this Technical Challenge right on the GBBO. This is Paul Hollywood’s Focaccia. It looks simple enough but the dough was tricky to work with. Take 500g bread flour, add 2 sachets of … Continue reading

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Lemon Buns 

Here is another wonderful recipe from Paul Hollywood’s book “British Baking”. This is a recipe from Yorkshire and includes dried fruit. The buns that were sold near us, back in north Birmingham, had no fruit in them, but were iced … Continue reading

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Tea Time!

According to Paul Hollywood in his book “British Baking”, these are Shrewsbury Biscuits, and we chose them for our latest Bake Off challenge.  Cream 100g/ 1/3cup butter with 100g/ 1/2 cup sugar and lemon zest, which we didn’t use, until … Continue reading

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Raspberry Swirl

We had a Winter Corounne, and now we have a Summer Couronne filled with summer fruit. This is a true Bake Off challenge, as we started with the dough for Paul’s Apricot Couronne in “The Great British Bake Off Everyday”, but … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Bake

Happy Mother’s Day! Becky remembered half way through the afternoon, which made me laugh. That’s okay.  We spent the day together and did some baking, which seems like a good way to spend any day. I was going to make … Continue reading

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Fishing For A Compliment

We chose Whitby Fish Pie for our eleventh Bake Off challenge.  We adapted the recipe from Paul Hollywood’s book, “British Baking”. We had to adapt it because we live roughly 1,000 miles from the sea. The amounts for pastry were double … Continue reading

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Olives and Thyme

  Number 10 of our Bake Off challenges is a Black Olive and Thyme Bread from the “Great British Bake Off; How To Bake” book. Put 250g (2 cups) bread flour and 25g (1 tbsp) whole wheat or spelt flour … Continue reading

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