Known as the queen of baking and the star of Great British Bake Off, Mary Berry was born on 24 March, 1935 and studied catering at college. She moved to France at the age of 21 to study at Le Cordon Bleu School and then embarked on a career in cookery and bakings.
During her career, Mary has published more than 75 cookbook and presented many TV shows. In 2010, she was announced as a judge in the Bake Off along with Paul Hollywood. Formerly cookery editor at Housewife and then Ideal Home magazine, Mary was awarded a CBE in 2012 and it has been her life’s mission to get everyone baking.