Mary Berry is still holding fast to the number one spot in ‘The Mail on Sunday’s weekly bestsellers list of non-fiction hardbacks.
The celebrated cookery book author and star of TV’s ‘The Great British Bake Off’ is currently presenting her own BBC2 six-part series. Entitled ‘Mary Berry Cooks’, the focus of the show is on home cooking.
Her book of the same name was released on February 27 and features a collection of 100 new recipes, including Mary’s menus for each episode of the show.
Episode six of ‘Mary Berry Cooks’ will be aired tonight (April 7) at 8.30pm on BBC2. To date Mary has shown viewers how to cook Sunday lunches, afternoon teas and dinner parties. Now, in the final episode of the series, it’s a summer party.
Mary has already shown viewers how to cook Sunday lunches, afternoon teas and dinner parties. Now, in the final episode of the series, it’s a summer party. Recipes include salmon fillets with herb sauce, ham with homemade chutney, and fillet of beef with garlic and mustard cream. To accompany the cold meats and fish there are two salads – fiery red rice, and broad bean and little gem – followed by summer pudding.
At number three in the book chart is ‘Hairy Bikers’ Asian Adventure’. Also a BBC TV tie-in, it follows celebrity chefs Si King and Dave Myers as they tour Asia to find the best authentic dishes, with recipes from Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand and Korea.
‘The Hummingbird Bakery Home Sweet Home’ by Tarek Malouf is in fourth position, offering over 100 new tried-and-triple-tested recipes that celebrate home baking, followed by ‘Cake Recipe Collection: (Vol 1) at number five.
‘Save with Jamie’ by Jamie Oliver is in eighth place, with ‘A Lighter Way To Bake’ by Lorraine Pascale at number nine. Finally, ‘The Great British Bake Off: How to Turn Everyday Bakes into Showstoppers’ by Linda Collister is in tenth position.
The list is compiled by Nielsen Bookscan TCM, which collates real time sales from over 6,500 retailers representing over 90% of the UK book market. It appears in the April 6 issue of ‘The Mail on Sunday’s’ ‘Event’ Magazine.