PAUL Hollywood is the baking expert best known for his work on The Great British Bake Off. He announced his split from wife of almost 20 years Alex in November 2017 and has been hitting the headlines with his new girlfriend Summer Monteys-Fullam - so what else do we know about the king of cakes? Here's the lowdown on him... Who is Paul Hollywood? The 52-year-old is a baker and best-selling author and was born in Wallasey in Cheshire. His passion for food is certainly in his roots, as he was the son of bakery proprietor, John F. Hollywood. Paul’s grandfather also had a similar occupation, as he worked as head baker at The Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool. When he’s not in the kitchen, car aficionado Hollywood enjoys taking part in motor racing. The 5ft 7in baker competed in Le Mans in 2015, as well as winning first in class at the GT Cup with partner Johnny Adam. He has also starred in his own TV show on Channel 4, A Baker's Life, a spin-off from his latest book. Have … [Read more...] about What is Paul Hollywood’s net worth, how old is The Great British Bake Off judge and when did he split from wife Alex?
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THE Great British Bake Off will have its first ever vegan week — thanks to wacky co-host Noel Fielding. Comic Noel, 45, suggested the daring idea to woo a millennial “snowflake” audience. Contestants will have to prepare goodies from a recipe free of animal products. Out will go dairy products such as eggs and cream cheese — and in will come ingredients such as kale. A source on the Channel 4 show said: “When Noel put forward the idea producers leapt at the chance to try something different — especially as they think it’ll appeal to younger viewers. “While the show has a loyal fanbase, those in charge are keen to snap up a different demographic.” The series has traditionally had weeks dedicated to favourites like bread, biscuits, pudding and cakes. Last year Noel revealed he was ditching cakes to shed weight for a role as rocker Alice Cooper. But he insisted: “It’s not that I don’t like cake — I have a … [Read more...] about Great British Bake Off tries to woo ‘snowflake’ Millennials with vegan challenge thought up by Noel Fielding
NADIYA Hussain baked her way to stardom to become the winner of The Great British Bake Off in 2015. She's since fronted a range of TV programmes including her new BBC Two show Family Favourites... Who is Nadiya Hussain, how old is she and what's her background? Nadiya Hussain was born to a British Bangladeshi family in Luton, where she grew up. The 33-year-old is one of six children, with three sisters and two brothers, and her father was a chef who owned an Indian restaurant. Her mother had no interest in food, however, and used the family oven for storage. Nevertheless, Nadiya developed an interest in cooking during her school years. She then taught herself how to cook like a pro by reading piles of recipe books and watching instructional videos on YouTube. She later married and moved to Leeds, where she began studying for an Open University degree. When did Nadiya Hussain win Great British Bake Off? In 2015 Nadiya was crowned winner of Bake Off. She was the sixth champion … [Read more...] about Who is Nadiya Hussain? Family Favourites host and Great British Bake Off winner
THE news that the Great British Bake Off was moving from the BBC to Channel 4 left everyone wondering what would happen next to our favourite baking queen. We need not have feared though, Mary has frequently been back on our telly screens with lots of delicious new recipes since departing the GBBO tent. Here are the details... Why did Mary Berry leave The Great British Bake Off? 82 year old Mary followed hosts Mel and Sue after they announced they would not be moving to Channel 4 with the programme. She said; “What a privilege and honour it has been to be part of 7 years of magic in a tent – The Great British Bake Off. “The Bake Off family – Paul, Mel and Sue have given me so much joy and laughter. “My decision to stay with the BBC is out of loyalty to them, as they have nurtured me, and the show, that was a unique and brilliant format from day one. “Farewell to soggy bottoms.” Although judge Paul Hollywood made the move to judge Bake Off with … [Read more...] about Why did Mary Berry quit The Great British Bake Off and what other shows did she host?
NADIYA Hussain baked her way to stardom on The Great British Bake Off and has not looked back since. The kitchen ace has taken BBC viewers across the country on a culinary adventure in Nadiya's British Food Adventure, presented The Big Family Cooking Showdown and is being tipped to sign up for Strictly Come Dancing 2018... Who is Nadiya Hussain, how old is she and what's her background? Nadiya Hussain was born to a British Bangladeshi family in Luton, where she grew up. The 33-year-old is one of six children, with three sisters and two brothers, and her father was a chef who owned an Indian restaurant. Her mother had no interest in food, however, and used the family oven for storage. Nevertheless, Nadiya developed an interest in cooking during her school years. She then taught herself how to cook like a pro by reading piles of recipe books and watching instructional videos on YouTube. She later married and moved to Leeds, where she began studying for an Open … [Read more...] about Who is Nadiya Hussain? 2018 Great British Bake Off winner who’s tipped to join Strictly Come Dancing 2018