50+ Mary Berry Quotes on Baking, Food, & Life

Mary Berry Quotes

Mary Berry Quotes: Dame Mary Rosa Alleyne Hunnings is also known as Mary Berry is unquestionably the most popular and followed food writer, author, television presenter, and genius baker. Berry had a very troubled childhood as she got contracted Polio due to which she suffered from a twisted spine, a weaker left hand, and a very thin arm. Her first job was as a saleswoman in which she had to demonstrate to the new customers how to use an electric oven. She has published an insane 75 books on cookery which also include one of the all-time best-selling ‘Baking Bible’ books in the food genre. She is an integral contributor to many highly-followed food magazines and T.V programmes. She was also the key judge of one of the most-watched television programmes on Food ‘The Great British Bake Off’ from 2010-2016. To know more about this polymath, you must meticulously go through Mary Berry quotes on food, baking, & life that exemplify how genius a cook she is and her untold greatness.

Mary Berry Quotes

Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice. » Mary Berry

Mary Berry Cake Quotes

It’s so comforting to have a small piece of cake. Just one slice. » Mary Berry

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Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy. » Mary Berry

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When you’re on the way up, you have to take all the jobs because bills have to be paid. » Mary Berry

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I think baking is very rewarding, and if you follow a good recipe, you will get success. » Mary Berry

Mary Berry Quotes

When I thought I couldn’t write recipes, my boss at the time advised, ‘Write as you talk.’ » Mary Berry

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Wherever possible, I like to use home-grown or locally produced ingredients. » Mary Berry

Mary Berry Quotes

The biscuit tin shouldn’t be handy – move it about a bit. Try to keep it out of the way. » Mary Berry

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Making your Christmas cake in September is perfect, as too fresh a cake crumbles when cut. » Mary Berry

Mary Berry Quotes

The only time I’ll use a microwave is to warm up a cup of coffee I’ve left too long before drinking. » Mary Berry

Mary Berry Quotes

I was rather hopeless at school, but the one subject I seemed to be good at was domestic science. » Mary Berry

It helps to have a happy home life to keep up alongside your career. » Mary Berry

It is something you can’t predict, and it is the huge sadness in your life, losing a child. » Mary Berry

Without doubt, without hesitation, I choose gardening over the gym. I can’t stand going to the gym. It doesn’t appeal to me at all. Give me gardening every time. » Mary Berry

My bread and croissants wouldn’t win a prize! I’m not an expert in yeast cookery. » Mary Berry

I eat carefully because people don’t want to see a large person judging cakes. They’ll think to themselves, ‘That’s what happens when you eat cake.’ » Mary Berry

I walk, and I play tennis, but mainly I watch what I eat. I eat all the things that I love, including cake. Cake is very important to me. But it’s all about the size of the slice! » Mary Berry

Many people think children must have chips. I don’t think any household should have a deep fat fryer. » Mary Berry

I am not great at computers. If I were to try shopping through Google, I’d end up with 33 vests. » Mary Berry

If you are buying a larger turkey than usual, make sure it will fit in the oven. » Mary Berry

I know people think I invented the Victoria sandwich, but I’m really not that old. » Mary Berry

I don’t like tattoos because tattoos are forever. » Mary Berry

I have no burning ambitions, and I can honestly say the thing I love most is ‘Bake Off.’ That will always come first. » Mary Berry

Freak diets I don’t think work. It’s control. » Mary Berry

What a privilege and honour it has been to be part of seven years of magic in a tent – ‘The Great British Bake Off.’ » Mary Berry

Oh, I’d never put my elbows on the table. » Mary Berry

Family life is fragmenting in this modern age, but it’s up to all of us to keep it together. » Mary Berry

I think my father couldn’t wait to get home to his wife, but I don’t know if he was so keen on us children. » Mary Berry

Lots of people have written to say ‘Bake Off’ has inspired them to bake with their children. I feel proud about that; it’s exactly what I used to do with mine. » Mary Berry

I can’t pass a plant stall without feeling I must have one. But my greatest extravagance, I suppose, is roses. We’ve got masses. » Mary Berry

I won’t do ‘Strictly’ or any of those ghastly reality programmes. ‘I’m a Celebrity’ would be the end. It makes me shudder. » Mary Berry

A lot of other reality shows on television can be bullying and aggressive, but we wanted ‘The Bake Off’ to be an antidote to that. » Mary Berry

I hate Gordon Ramsay’s programmes: I don’t know if he’s been told it makes good television. » Mary Berry

Reluctant as I am to regard myself as a style icon, I would love to think I could inspire older women to make the most of themselves. » Mary Berry

I don’t go to fancy Michelin-starred restaurants often. » Mary Berry

I’ve always had a strong interest in how food is produced and in knowing where it comes from. » Mary Berry

Some of my fondest memories are holidays by the seaside. » Mary Berry

I’ve always collected vintage kitchenalia because it’s beautifully made, and I love to see things that have been used down the ages. » Mary Berry

I do not like a quiche with wet, undercooked pastry underneath, and that is that. » Mary Berry

If you’re feeling a little bit down, a bit of kneading helps. » Mary Berry