Lucy Young

Acknowledged by Mary Berry as her “right arm”, Lucy has worked in cooking for 33 years, and for the last 31 years as Mary’s assistant. She is the author of nine books, four of them co-written with Mary, with an expertise in AGA cooking and in creating no-hassle recipes for family and friends.

Her most recent solo books include Secrets of AGA Puddings (Ebury, 2009), Tips for Better Baking (Ebury, 2009), and Secrets of AGA Cakes (Ebury, 2007). With Mary Berry, they have written Mary Berry Cooks up a Feast (Dorling Kindersley, 2019), Mary’s Household Tips & Tricks (Michael Joseph, 2017) and The Complete AGA Cookbook (Headline, 2015). The latest BBC TV tie-in book she has worked on with Mary is Simple Comforts (BBC Books, 2020), which shot to the top of the Sunday Times Bestseller list when it was released in Autumn 2020.

Books by Lucy Young