Lorraine trained at the leading Leiths School of Food and Wine before completing spells in some of the most renowned kitchens in the world, but, eager to work for herself and exercise her baking talents Lorraine couldn't wait to start her own business, The Cupcake Bakehouse in London's Covent Garden. Wide public attention beckoned after Baking Made Easy, her landmark BBC 2 TV series, introduced millions of viewers to her easy, impressive recipes. The book of the series went on to be a bestseller and was followed up by an even more popular book and series: Home Cooking Made Easy, making Lorraine the most successful debut cookery writer in Britain.
Praise for Home Cooking Made Easy:"Finally, a chef who cooks real food." Daily Mail"She bubbles and oozes warmth and charm, making you want to grab a fork and dive right in to the easy, entertaining lifestyle she embodies". Style"No rush, no fuss, just delicious cooking that keeps friends and family entertained." Red magazine"Simple, delicious, crowd-pleasing food is bringing Lorraine one step closer to culinary world domination." Grazia"Genuinely inspirational" The Lady