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33 Inspiring Mary Berry Quotes About Life (BAKING)

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“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
Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy.
Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy.
Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.
Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.
Life is all about sharing. If we are good at something, pass it on. That is the pleasure I get from teaching - whether it is television or books. We should all share.
Life is all about sharing. If we are good at something, pass it on. That is the pleasure I get from teaching – whether it is television or books. We should all share.
Fill your horns right to the bottom so you can enjoy the last mouthful.
Fill your horns right to the bottom so you can enjoy the last mouthful.

“I never leave anything until the morning. I put my jumpers, scarves, and shoes out the night before. You never know what is going to happen. You don’t want to get stressed.”

Mary Berry
It's so comforting to have a small piece of cake. Just one slice.
It’s so comforting to have a small piece of cake. Just one slice.
I think baking is very rewarding, and if you follow a good recipe, you will get success.
I think baking is very rewarding, and if you follow a good recipe, you will get success.
There is no such thing as too big. Not in my world.
There is no such thing as too big. Not in my world.
As I was growing up, all meals, including breakfast, were family occasions, and you all sat down to eat together - and you had to finish everything as well.
As I was growing up, all meals, including breakfast, were family occasions, and you all sat down to eat together – and you had to finish everything as well.

6 Mary Berry Quotes About Life and Gardening

“At my dinner parties, I like to serve cheese after the main course because you still have red wine in the glass, and it goes very well with the cheese. And that is what they do in France, and I think they set a good example.”

Mary Berry
To be able to walk out the door when you come home from a job and wander into the garden to do a bit of watering gives you time to be creative in your mind.
To be able to walk out the door when you come home from a job and wander into the garden to do a bit of watering gives you time to be creative in your mind.
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.
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.
When you're on the way up, you have to take all the jobs because bills have to be paid.
When you’re on the way up, you have to take all the jobs because bills have to be paid.
If you're feeling a little bit down, a bit of kneading helps.
If you’re feeling a little bit down, a bit of kneading helps.
Some of my fondest memories are holidays by the seaside.
Some of my fondest memories are holidays by the seaside.

6 Mary Berry Quotes on Fashion and Being a Celebrity (BAKE OFF)

“Before the start of each new series, I go shopping for my ‘Bake Off’ wardrobe. I’ve got increasingly confident with my look and now wear much more colour than I did at the start.”

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.
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.

“I’m just very grateful that the media has been so kind to me, because there’s nothing unusual about me. I’m just a mum and a granny who is teaching cookery on TV. Basically, I’m very ordinary.”

Mary Berry
I'm not great on the florals. I think you've got to wear what you're happy in and that is fun but isn't mutton dressed up as lamb.
I’m not great on the florals. I think you’ve got to wear what you’re happy in and that is fun but isn’t mutton dressed up as lamb.

“Our aim is to get people to enjoy ‘Bake Off’ at home and for our bakers to enjoy what they are doing. We don’t want to catch them out. It’s a very happy occasion, and it’s about encouraging people to bake at home.”

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.
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.

4 Mary Berry Quotes on Baking and Cooking

I love a good madeira cake. Nice and simple. The most important thing is that a cake is moist. Most people overcook cakes, which dries them out.
I love a good madeira cake. Nice and simple. The most important thing is that a cake is moist. Most people overcook cakes, which dries them out.
The only time I'll use a microwave is to warm up a cup of coffee I've left too long before drinking.
The only time I’ll use a microwave is to warm up a cup of coffee I’ve left too long before drinking.
What a privilege and honour it has been to be part of seven years of magic in a tent - 'The Great British Bake Off.'
What a privilege and honour it has been to be part of seven years of magic in a tent – ‘The Great British Bake Off.’
I have no burning ambitions, and I can honestly say the thing I love most is 'Bake Off.' That will always come first.
I have no burning ambitions, and I can honestly say the thing I love most is ‘Bake Off.’ That will always come first.

7 Mary Berry Quotes on Family and Having Children

“I’m very keen on the family getting together around the table because you learn so much of what’s going on. With a full tummy, they begin to talk to you. People now have busy lives, but once or twice a week, it’s lovely to sit all around together.”

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

“So often, when somebody dies in the family, whether a child or a parent, there is no one to lean on. When something like that happens, you go into a shell, but on the other hand, it’s a really good thing to talk it over and say how you feel.”

Mary Berry
My parents were very strict about manners and being polite to others. I brought my own children up that way, too.
My parents were very strict about manners and being polite to others. I brought my own children up that way, too.

“Having children is the greatest thing that can happen to you as a husband and wife. They are infuriating at times when they’re little, but on the whole, they’re such a joy. I don’t think I was the most brilliant mother when they were young. I had quite a bit of help because I was working and I enjoyed my work.”

Mary Berry
I am a bit of a mother hen at Christmas! I always prepare in advance. It is the only way; otherwise, it can be really daunting.
I am a bit of a mother hen at Christmas! I always prepare in advance. It is the only way; otherwise, it can be really daunting.

“I honestly think there shouldn’t be sugared drinks. All my grandchildren drink water all through the day. I’ve just had them to stay, and at breakfast, they have water. They don’t even know what sugary drinks are.”

Mary Berry

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