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A practical, easy-to-use guide to cooking basics Fundamental skills - from boiling an egg to mixing a cake - show in close-up and step-by-step photographs. More than 100 delicious, simple recipes. Special master recipes enable the new cook to build a repertoire of key dishes and essential techniques full of practical advice and tips.

168 pages, Hardcover

Published January 1, 1997

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Mary Berry

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Mary Berry is an English food writer and television presenter. After being encouraged in domestic science classes at school, she went to college to study catering. She then moved to France at the age of 21 to study at Le Cordon Bleu school, before working in a number of cooking-related jobs.

She has published more than seventy cookery books (her first being The Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook in 1970) and hosted several television series for the BBC and Thames Television. Berry is an occasional contributor to Woman's Hour and Saturday Kitchen. She has been a judge on the BBC One (originally BBC Two) television programme The Great British Bake Off since its launch in 2010.

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