Love the Great British Bake Off? Tune in to watch Ideal Home on the Mary Berry Story

Ideal Home takes part in our own 'bake off' on the Mary Berry Story on BBC 2, Tuesday February 5th at 8pm

Love the Great British Bake Off? So do we! Here at Ideal Home and Housetohome we had the opportunity to appear in a fantastic new documentary celebrating reality star, Mary Berry’s life and career. See if you can spot us on next week’s show…

The two part programme, called the Mary Berry Story, takes a look at Mary’s career, from her Le Cordon Bleu training in Paris to becoming Cookery Editor of Ideal Home. The show also deals with her family and personal life from childhood until she found reality show fame at the age of 76.

See Ideal Home on the Mary Berry Story on Tuesday 5th February at 8pm

To document her time working at Ideal Home, the programme features an interview with Ideal Home & Housetohome Editoral Director, Isobel McKenzie-Price, shown in next week’s show aired on Tuesday 5th February on BBC 2 at 8pm.

Whilst Mary was here at Ideal Home & Housetohome HQ we raided our archives to find some of Mary’s recipes from old copies of Ideal Home. We also had a go at making some of her culinary creations from the 1960s and 70s!

Want to find out more? Take a look at our behind the scenes video

Want to learn how to make a Lemon Meringue Pie or a Swiss Roll? Click on the links to download Mary’s orginal recipes as featured in Ideal Home. Or why not try your hand at a Dark Continental Chocolate Cake, a Caramel Custard or a a Chocolate Eclair Pyrmaid?

We tried making some of Mary's classic recipes from the 1960s and 70s

Want more ideas? Take a look at our recipes page for plenty of culinary inspiration. For more from Ideal Home, visit the landing page. Any why not follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news and trends.

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