For more than four decades, Mary Berry CBE has brought her unfussy approach to cooking and baking into homes up and down Britain. Her TV series, including Classic Mary Berry and Mary Berry Everyday, have taught generations of home cooks, while her role as judge on the Great British Bake Off from 2010 to 2016 endeared her in the hearts of the nation. She is a bestselling cookery writer with over 80 books to her name and over 6 million sales worldwide. Mary continues to be on BBC primetime in 2019 with two series, her own spring-time series and Britain's Best Home Cook.
Lucy Young is the author of eight cookery books and has worked with Mary Berry for over 25 years. Mary describes her as "truly exceptional".