Mary Berry

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Mary Berry in 2017

Dame Mary Rosa Alleyne Hunnings[1] DBE (née Berry; born 24 March 1935), known professionally as Mary Berry, is a British food writer, chef and television presenter. She was born in Bath, Somerset.

She has published more than 75 cookery books, including her best-selling Baking Bible in 2009. Her first book was The Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook in 1970.

She hosted several television series for the BBC and Thames Television. Berry has appeared on Woman's Hour and Saturday Kitchen. She was a judge on the BBC One (originally BBC Two) television programme The Great British Bake Off from 2010 until 2016.

In 2020, Berry was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.[2]

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  1. "Persons with significant control". Companies House, Government of the United Kingdom. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  2. Birthday Honours 2020: Marcus Rashford and Joe Wicks honoured alongside key workers