My Story

I was born and brought up in Hull and the surrounding towns and my first recollection of baking was Christmas baking with my grandmother. I now realise that she did indeed have a significant part to play in my love of baking. She was a true home cook and never used a recipe book. The first thing she taught me to bake was a custard tart…

About Me

I Do

Winning Bake Off has been a life changer. At the time I remember thinking that as this is all very new to me I ought to give each invitation my best shot. I would then decide to concentrate on the things that I enjoyed the most.

What I Do

From filling in my application for the BBC’s Great British Bake Off, to taking home the crown of ‘Queen of the Buns’ in 2014 — see my interactive journey here!

My Bake Off Journey
Great British Bake Off Final windmill Lemon cheesecake with strawberries