Mary Berry’s Christmas Collection

by Mary Berry

ISBN-10: 0755315634
ISBN-13: 9780755315635
Region: British
Publication Date: November, 2008
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Mary Berry's Christmas Collection: Over 100 Fabulous Recipes and Tips for a Trouble-free Festive Season

Known for her practical and unfussy approach to cooking, Mary Berry has finally taken on the trickiest of culinary periods. In Mary Berry’s Christmas Collection Mary combines all her favourite winter recipes with a selection of new mouthwatering dishes to give us not only the time-honoured traditional roast turkey and classic Victorian Christmas cake, but also a variety of new and exciting food ideas for the festive period. Her Gammon with a Mango Salsa and a crunchy Caramalised Onion Salad or yummy Stilton and Pear Crostini or Quail's Eggs in Pastry Cases take the pressure off entertaining whether it's the Boxing Day crowd or a family New Year gathering.With clues on leftovers, buffets, a Christmas day countdown and a trouble-shooting section, Mary will help you solve all your holiday cooking problems. A wonderful seasonal cookery book from the queen of Aga cooking.

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About Mary Berry

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Mary Berry is one of UK’s best-known and respected cookery writers, a TV cook and Aga expert.

From an early age Mary knew she wanted to pursue a career in food and at the age of 18 trained at the Bath College of Home Economics, followed by a Paris Cordon Bleu course and she is a qualified teacher.

In the 1960 Mary became Cookery Editor of Housewife and later Ideal Home Magazine.

Then in 1966 she published her first cookery book, The Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook. Some 34 years after her first book, Mary has published over 70 cookery books, selling over five million copies around the world. In January 2004, Mary was voted Top 3 by BBC Good Food for the category “Most Reliable Celebrity Cook Books”, alongside Jamie Oliver and Delia Smith.

Throughout the years, Mary has established her style as “family food”, with practical healthy recipes containing lots of fresh ingredients. Appearing on numerous TV and Radio programmes, she has shared her culinary secrets with the nation, initially appearing on Judith Chalmers’ Afternoon Plus show in the 1970s. Since then Mary has become a household name, hosting seven cookery series for Thames Television as well as several series for the BBC including Mary Berry at Home and Mary Berry’s Ultimate Cakes, which were filmed at Mary’s home in Buckinghamshire.

Mary continues to be a contributor for Radio and TV programmes.

When Mary is not busy working as a broadcaster, she works with her daughter Annabel on the Mary Berry & Daughter Salad Dressings and Sauces, which they launched in 1994.

Mary is also passionate about gardening as well as supporting local charity events in her area. (

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