Mary Berry is the nation’s favourite baker and author of over 70 books, including the bestselling Classic Mary Berry, Mary Berry Cooks, Mary Berry’s Absolute Favourites, Mary Berry Foolproof Cooking, Mary Berry’s Baking Bible, and Mary Berry Everyday. She was the much-adored judge on the BBC’s The Great British Bake Off and has been teaching people all over the world to cook for over four decades. Mary is judge on BBC series Britain’s Best Home Cook and champions home cooking for all ages.
Cordon Bleu trained in Paris, Mary began her career as a magazine cookery editor before publishing her first cookery book in 1966. Mary is also an AGA expert and taught AGA masterclasses for many years from her home with Lucy Young.
In 2017 Mary was award National Television Award for Best TV Judge, she was awarded with ‘Observer Food Magazine’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award 2009 Mary was awarded the highly coveted ‘Guild of Food Writers Lifetime Achievement Award’ and in 2012 she was made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Mary lives with her husband, Paul, and their dogs, Millie and Darcey, and continues to inspire thousands of people across the country to enjoy home cooking.