There’s more to Great British Bake Off 2014 winner Nancy Birtwhistle than meets the eye. Nancy is a self-taught home baker who only took up baking seriously when she retired from her full-time job as a practice manager for a GP’s surgery. And, like everything she turns her hand to, she became rather good at it.
Full of energy and brimming with ideas, Nancy is a force of nature and whether its growing her own fruit and veg to use in her recipes, rearing poultry (including the Christmas turkey), training her dog (who made it to Crufts) or doing a degree at age 40, she doesn't do things by halves.
For the last 2 and a half years Nancy has been posting daily tips on anything from food, gardening, home and general lifestyle hacks.