The Great British Bake Off queen talks food inspirations, who she’d want at her perfect dinner party and her secret ways with stains
Mary Berry is the nation's favourite baker and author of over 70 books. She was the much-loved judge on BBC TV Show The Great British Bake Off and has been teaching the nation to cook on TV and in her books for over four decades. Cordon Bleu trained in Paris, Mary began her career as a magazine cookery editor before publishing her first cookery book in 1966. In 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.