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By Craig Harman. ©Endemol Shine UK 2020
Mary Berry’s apple frangipane

Premieres Sunday, Jan. 23 at Noon and 6 p.m. and Monday, Jan 24 at 3:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / Watch now with KPBS Passport!

Mary Berry’s series is all about truly delicious food that is simple to make and comforting to eat. Across six delightful episodes, Mary braves the elements to discover, and cook, the most heart-warming dishes on offer in the UK and abroad: The indulgent delights of Paris; the hidden gems along the majestic Thames; the traditional fayre of Ireland’s abundantpastures; the comfort foods that remind us all of home; the delicious seafood found along the stunning Yorkshire coastline; and the steaming comforts perfect for a wintery Scottish night.

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As Mary explores these beautiful places, she will take inspiration from the people she meets and the food she tastes, to bring us simple to cook dishes that will brighten up even the dullest of days. This is fuss-free cooking guaranteed to warm your cockles and lift your spirits like only Mary Berry can.

By Alice Binks. Courtesy of ©Endemol Shine UK 2020
Mary Berry at a Fromagerie in Paris.

On the premiere episode, Mary returns to the city where she learned to cook - Paris! It is a place that lives and breathes food, and Mary wants to sample the very best of it. Where better to start than a fromagerie to buy cheese for her own version of a melting, crunchy croque monsieur.

Next, under the spire of the Eiffel Tower, Mary enjoys the perfect bistro lunch, all washed down with a drop of fine wine, before she heads to one of the city's favorite creperies to finesse her technique - whipping up the classic lemon and sugar crepe.

By Bethany Medcalf. Courtesy of ©Endemol Shine UK
Mary Berry and the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France.

Heading to one of Paris' bakeries, Mary is shown the underground secrets of perfecting croissants and producing the masses of baguettes that are baked fresh every day.

Inspired by the sweet pastries she spots in Parisian patisserie windows; Mary makes her own brioche and apple frangipane tart. This is served up alongside a succulent slow roast leg of lamb with ratatouille and an elegant starter of a crab and herb blinis.

By Bethany Medcalf. ©Endemol Shine UK 2020
Mary Berry (right) makes crepes in Paris.

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