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Mary Berry’s Extra Special Salmon & Prawn Potato Salad


When it comes to summer eating, how many of you are ultimately underwhelmed by potato salad? In my experience, it never really strays very far from the standard boiled spuds and mayonnaise. There might be a small amount of parsley or even some crispy lardons. On the whole though, we’re never really that adventurous.  Thankfully, […]

Something Extra For Christmas – Mary Berry’s Mincemeat And Orange Tarts


Today, I’m featuring a video where Mary Berry lovingly creates mincemeat and orange tarts. She makes them with orange flavoured pastry that’s really easy to do. For an extra special mince pie, she adds dried chopped apricots to the mincemeat and tops off each one with grated marzipan. Christmas and Mary Berry, what a great combination! By […]

Mary Berry’s Amazing Desserts, 5 Recipes To Inspire You!


Another post featuring Mary Berry is well overdue. She is one of the nation’s most favourite TV chefs and was the mainstay of the Great British Bake Off.  Well technically she is currently the mainstay but she’s quit the show and this will be her last season of ‘Bake Off. I’ve mentioned many of her recipes […]

Perfect For Mother’s Day, Mary Berry’s Queen Of Puddings


Do you want to create something special for Mother’s Day? With a little bit of concentration and a bit of effort, you can make the ‘Queen of Puddings’ dessert that was created by Mary Berry. It has a layer of custard, a layer of jam and a layer of soft chewy meringue. In the video […]

Making Jam With Mary Berry


Do you have any fruit left over from the summer? My local market is still selling strawberries and the last punnet I bought contained large and tasty fruit. Making jam is a great way to enjoy summer fruits during the colder months and if you are making strawberry jam then it becomes a lovely treat […]

Mary Berry’s Florentines


Last week was biscuit week on the Great British Bake Off and one of the challenges was Mary asking the bakers to replicate her delicious Florentine biscuits. Quite a tricky one this…what on earth do you do when someone asks you to zigzag the bottoms?! All is revealed in her recipe. Be careful when you weigh […]

Mary Berry’s Cherry Cake


Did you watch the first episode of the Great British Bake Off? It was a great start to the new series with our favourite Queen of the kitchen Mary Berry. The show featured Mary Berry’s cherry cake which was baked in a ring and was drizzled with icing, almonds and cherries. It looked delicious and […]

Mary Berry’s Pasta Primavera


Next week sees the return of Mary Berry to our screens with her new series ‘Mary Berry Cooks’. A little synopsis on her new series… Now, as Bake Off graduates to BBC1, she is presenting her own BBC2 series, Mary Berry Cooks, a gastronomic journey through the best of our home-grown fare, which will take […]

Mary Berry’s Classic Victoria Sandwich


The Great British Bake Off is back on our screens for another series with Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood. So what better way to celebrate this fact than with a good old fashioned Victoria sandwich. While many of us may like to try our hand at something a little more technical and decorative I thought […]