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Mary Berry sits in a holding cell at customs

We will stop posting adorable Mary Berry videos… nope, we’ll never stop. Today’s installment is this snippet from The Graham Norton Show in which beloved cooking-show host Berry explains the time she was stopped by drug-sniffing dogs as she came through customs. Why on earth would a lady carrying tiny Ziploc bags of white flour through international borders arouse suspicion? Not only is Berry charming as ever in recounting the mix-up, but her insistence on transporting her own, pre-measured baking ingredients shows just how seriously she takes her tarts and cakes.


And because it’s Monday and we could all use a double dose of Berry, here she is on BBC program Woman’s Hour explaining how she likes to sit alone eating boiled eggs with a glass of “very chilled” white wine. Hero. [Kate Bernot]

Kate Bernot is managing editor at The Takeout and a certified beer judge.

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