Sunday, 27 March 2016

Master Class with Paul Hollywood



I am sure that all my readers have at some point watched Great British Bake off. I really enjoy the show and each season I make a point of watching every episode. In fact my whole family including my sports mad hubby enjoys the show.

I love watching the contestants creating their challenges and watching their progression from one show to the other. I love the gentle Mary Berry, who is so tactful and inspiring and the contrast of Paul Hollywood who appears really strict and rather stern. They both give the perfect balance to the show.


I was recently invited to attend a master class with Paul Hollywood. The class was held to launch a new set of Artisan mixes that are being launched by Paul Hollywood. I was really excited to meet the man in person so I took a day off work and attended the class the violin factory in London, a lovely and stunning venue.


After a short introduction by Paul of why and how he started baking, he demonstrated making some amazing chocolate brownies with one of the mixes. The brownies were delicious.

Paul then went on to show us how to create a lovely tear and share bread.


I was lucky to be chosen to assist Paul in creating the bread. It was very interesting to learn from Paul the perfect  technique to roll the bread rolls so that they were smooth with no cracks. You can see in the video below Paul showing me how to roll the bread rolls.

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The Paul Hollywood range of mixes are a perfect way to create your own home baked goodies using very little effort.



























After the  demonstration we enjoyed tasty lunch of the freshly prepared breads and cold meats, cheeses etc. I was invited as a guest to attend the launch of The Paul Hollywood baking range. All the views and opinions in this post are of my own experience of the day.


I attended the master class with my friend Heidi  Roberts from Heidi Roberts Kitchen Talks.Sho was quick with my camera and captured the video and photos for me. Thanks Heidi for capturing these lovely memories for me.You can read all about Heidi's experience here.

28 comments:

  1. That sounds like fan! I can't cook, fact! it's so embarrasing sometimes! but this is something really cool!

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  2. This sounds like a fantastic event- I love Paul Hollywood!

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  3. I am so jealous you got to meet Paul Hollywood. I couldn't have baked with him though, I would have been a bag of nerves

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  4. What a fabulous event. If you're going to trust one make of bread mixes it's got to be Paul Hollywood's!

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  5. Ahh this is amazing! How were you invited? I'm crazy about the bake off and Paul Hollywood! Haha I'll absolutely be giving his mixes a go! Www.mylifeinrosetintedglasses.wordpress.com

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  6. Oh wow this sounds amazing - what a great experience. x

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  7. How lucky are you I am very jealous. I actually know how to roll bread rolls, but that comes from a baking background that stopped at my generation x

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  8. Woah, I am green with envy. You got to meet Paul!

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  9. He is an absolute legend I love the Great British Bakeoff and it is wonderful that he taught you to make these delicious recipes.

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  10. What a great event! It must have been so awesome to learn from Paul Hollywood himself :) Those pics of the bread and brownies etc look delicious! x

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  11. These sound great and just perfect for when you need a quick fix, rather than doing it all from scratch. Mich x

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  12. It was a fun morning masterclass. I have made the brownies now - a bit too gooey for my taste but lovely flavour! - Nice write up.

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  13. You lucky lady!! Sounds like an amazing experience meeting the legend.

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  14. Wish I could get such opportunities .. so lucky dear !

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  15. This looks like an amazing event. Lucky you to meet him.

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  16. This looks like such a fun day! Cooking with him must have been fun

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  17. What an amazing event. These mixes look perfect for anyone who needs to bake in a hurry!

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  18. This looked like a great event, I am the worst at cooking, really bad!

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  19. What a fantastic event... and those kits look really tempting!! We are big fans of Paul Hollywood baking here :)

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  20. I'd love to go to one of these! lucky you! :D

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  21. This looks like such an amazing event! So lucky! The baking mixes look really good too. I think the brownie one has my name all over it.

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  22. What a great opportunity and it looks as if you picked up lots of tips, too.

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  23. Looks like a fab event. I bet these mixes are a great quick and easy way to achieve fab bakes. GG

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  24. Oh you do get to go to some fab events Nayna and get you rolling those dough balls like a pro :)

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  25. What fun Nayna. I would have enjoyed that. I was travelling to Wales while you were there.

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  26. Looks like a great masterclass - and getting to meet Mr Hollywood too. Can't get any better!

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  27. Wow what a great event to be part of. I will have to keep my eyes out to give these a try

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  28. What a great event! I bet you learnt loads from Paul Hollywood.

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