Mary trained at Le Cordon Bleu Paris and Bath School of Home Economics. In the 1960s she became the cookery editor of Housewife magazine, and later of Ideal Home magazine.
Mary’s career has encompassed a wide variety of experience including radio, television and writing. Her first television series aired in the early 1970s. Today she continues writing books and filming television series for the BBC from her home in Buckinghamshire.
She has now written more than 80 cookery books.
Mary’s Mission: To get everyone baking!