Who’s the author? The one and only Mary Berry, author of over 70 cookbooks, much-loved judge on BBC’s Britain’s Best Home Cook, and the nation’s favourite cookery writer.
What’s it about? When it comes to comfort food, easy-to-follow, fuss-free recipes are an absolute must and Mary Berry’s Simple Comforts is packed with them. With her characteristically straightforward instructions, clever tips, and handy shortcuts, Mary makes delicious, heartwarming cooking easy, enjoyable, and accessible for every home cook. This is a book to soothe the soul and lift the spirits, whether you’re cooking up a hearty hotpot, treating your friends and family to indulgent bakes, or entertaining guests with a classic roast dinner. Mary Berry’s Simple Comforts contains over 120 recipes, each with a beautiful photograph so you can see exactly how your finished dish will look. Better yet, the book will be accompanied by a six-part BBC2 series which will include a number of recipes from the book.
Recipes we love: Double Baked Mushroom Souffles, Braised Lamb with Sweet Potato and Haricot Beans, and Brioche Frangipane Apple Pudding.
Perfect for: Comfort food fans, classic cooks, dinner party enthusiasts, and Mary Berry devotees.