A wonderful, practical and comprehensive household how-to from national treasure, Mary Berry."This book is a collection of what I've learnt about running a home over the years, along with all the helpful hints that friends and family have imparted to me. It's about helping you with life - not creating more work, or telling you what you should do. These are my tips, gleaned from years of practical experience, and I hope it will be a helping hand." - Mary BerryMary Berry is well-known as the undisputed Queen of Baking; but until now, Mary has never shared her unparalleled expertise in home maintenance and care. Whether your home is small or large, an apartment in the city or a country cottage, it is a space that should be at once beautiful and liveable. With personal anecdotes from Mary's decades of experience caring for her home, this is the book that will help you to achieve home happiness.Easy-to-use, practical and beautifully illustrated, Household Tips and Tricks covers everything from setting a formal table to organising your medicine cabinet; from polishing your silver to the perfect, no-fuss way to clean the loo. With secrets from Mary for accomplishing the most challenging home-keeping tasks with ease, this detailed and comprehensive book is the only one you will need to help to turn any house into a home.
Mary Berry is the nation's favourite baker and author of over 70 books. She was the much-loved judge on The Great British Bake Off and has been teaching the nation to cook for over four decades. Cordon Bleu trained in Paris, Mary began her career as a magazine cookery editor before publishing her first cookery book in 1966. In 2009 Mary was awarded the highly coveted Guild of Food Writers Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2012 she was made a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Good housekeeping - Baking queen Mary Berry steps out of the kitchen and offers a recipe for home happiness Edinburgh Evening News Mary Berry offers no-nonsense assessments like a blunt but loving auntie Washington Post Mary Berry lives and breathes good old-fashioned values, with a dash of steely trail-blazing Guardian The Queen of British Baking has whipped up a recipe for 'home happiness' in her new book Independent It is such a beautiful thing. It's practical AND beautiful . . . almost like it's an ideal gift . . . -- Graham Norton BBC Radio 2 Britain's best-loved cook and national treasure Mary Berry lets readers in on her household secrets . . . A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide that shares her greatest tips on how to care for your home.
'This book is a collection of skills I've learned for running a home. Gleaned from years of practical experience, along with all the hints that friends and family have imparted to me, I hope it will be a helping hand' - Mary Berry From the publisher's description