Mary Berry: Love to Cook: what recipes are on BBC cooking show, when its on TV - and where to buy her new book

The 84-year-old is revealing some of her favourite ‘go-to’ recipes on her new BBC Two show, such as caponata and Victoria sponge

Mary is the ultimate Queen of Puds

Mary Berry is a national treasure and queen of the kitchen, and she’s now back on our screen in her new cooking show.

‘Love to Cook’ comes following the publishing of her new book, by the same name.

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The BBC Two series airs across six weeks, in which she showcases some of her favourite ‘go to’ recipes which use seasonal ingredients and fresh produce.

She also visits chefs and restaurants around the country, to understand the skills and techniques of fusion cooking.

With over 60 years of experience in the cooking industry and a mother of three children, she knows how to cook quick, easy and delicious dishes

So, when is the show on TV, and what does she cook? This is what you need to know.

What recipes does Mary Berry cook on her BBC Two show?

The former Bake Off judge is well known for indulgent puds and stunning edible party centre-pieces.

But, in a break from her traditional cooking styles, Mary will cook everything from chicken and herb casserole to roasted pepper, beetroot and feta tart and Nordic loaf.

In addition to showing how delicious dishes can be made easy and fool-proof, she also shares some of her top tips and visits guests who are equally as keen on cuisine.

Here is everything Mary cooks on ‘Love to Cook’:

Episode one

Mary Berry cooks up delicious dinners with seasonal vegetables in episode one (Picture: BBC)

May cooks mouthwatering aubergine caponata, a warming vegetable noodle soup, her luxurious chicken and herb casserole and a delicious sunshine cake, all packed with colourful vegetables.

She also finds time to share some excellent quick tips about how to make the most of preserving and cooking with herbs.

Episode 2

She shows how to perfect a roasted duck legs and a pan-fried prawn dish, packed with seeds and nuts. Mary also bakes a Nordic loaf, high in fibre and protein. She pairs the loaf with dill-pickled vegetables. In true Mary Berry style, she finishes the show with a contemporary take on a classic passion fruit tart.

Episode 3

The Queen of Puds showcases her favourite profiterole recipe (Picture: BBC)

Mary bakes her own easy, melt-in-the-mouth cheese biscuits, rustles up a fragrant lamb rogan curry, alongside a sticky soy and ginger pork platter.

To finish, the Queen of Puds shows how to make crispy-yet-creamy chocolate profiteroles, the perfect dessert for Christmas dinner.

Episode 4

Mary proves she can also master meats with a roast fillet of beef with fresh horseradish, served with a magical platter of vegetables.

For the meat-free mains, she bakes a sumptuous roasted pepper, beetroot and feta tart, and a scrumptious crusted salmon with samphire, served with a velvety lemon sauce.

Mary’s final recipe is a paradise chocolate cake, an indulgent dark chocolate sponge that's dripping with chocolate icing and decorated with beautiful shards of white and dark chocolate.

Episode 5

Mary shows deliciousness can also be served super quick, with a stir-fry hoisin chicken.

She also make a fool-proof, easy to make, mouthwatering salmon and dill burger.

For those looking for expert baking advice, she shares her secrets behind her best ginger biscuits and provides a walk-through demonstration of her famous Victoria sponge sandwich, filled with jam and topped with cream.

Episode 6

The recipes for the final show are not yet known. As it is set to air on December 16, it could be a Christmas special.

When is it on TV

Mary Berry: Love to Cook airs on Thursdays at 8.30pm on BBC Two, beginning from November 11.

All episodes will be available on BBC iPlayer, shortly after broadcast.

Where can I buy Mary Berry: Love to Cook?

Her latest cook book is available to buy in various book stores, including Waterstones and Amazon.

The book includes 120 recipes from traditional to quick and easy plates, all of which are sure to be delicious.