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Nigella Lawson - Author

About the Author

Nigella Lawson is the author of 4 bestselling books, How to Eat, How to Be a Domestic Goddess (both now available in paperback), Nigella Bites and Forever Summer, which together with various successful Channel 4 TV series have made hers a household name in several continents. She is a contributor to the New York Times and writes regularly for other publications. She has two children and is married to advertising mogul and art collector, Charles Saatchi.

Featured books by Nigella Lawson

Simply Nigella Feel Good Food

Simply Nigella Feel Good Food

Author: Nigella Lawson Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2015

'Part of the balance of life lies in understanding that different days require different ways of eating...' Whatever the occasion, food - in the making and the eating - should always be pleasurable. Simply Nigella taps into the rhythms of our cooking lives, with recipes that are uncomplicated, relaxed and yet always satisfying. From quick and calm suppers (Miso Salmon, Cauliflower & Cashew Nut Curry) to stress-free ideas when catering for a crowd (Chicken Traybake with Bitter Orange & Fennel), or the instant joy of bowlfood for cosy nights on the sofa (Thai Noodles with Cinnamon and Prawns), here is food guaranteed to make everyone feel good. Whether you need to create some breathing space at the end of a long week (Asian-Flavoured Short Ribs), indulge in a sweet treat (Lemon Pavlova, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots) or wake up to a strength-giving breakfast (Toasty Olive Oil Granola), Nigella's new cookbook is filled with recipes destined to become firm favourites.

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Nigellissima Instant Italian Inspiration

Nigellissima Instant Italian Inspiration

Author: Nigella Lawson Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2015

Nigellissima takes inspiration from Italian cooking to bring the spirit of Italy into the kitchen and onto the plate, pronto. At the heart of Italian cookery lies a celebration of food that is fresh, tasty and unpretentious; Nigella Lawson reflects this in recipes that are simple and speedy, elevating everyday eating into no-fuss feasts. Italian food has colonised the world. Nigellissima shows us how and why in over 100 delicious dishes - from telephone-cord pasta with Sicilian pesto to the crustless Meatzza, from Sardinian couscous to Venetian stew, from penne to papardelle, from ragu to risotto, from Italian apple pie and no-churn ices to panna cotta and sambuca kisses - in a round-Italy quickstep that culminates in a festive chapter of party food, with an Italian-inspired Christmas feast as its mouthwatering centrepiece. From the traditional to the unfamiliar, here are recipes to excited the taste buds and the imagination, without stressing the cook. Nigella's gastronomic heart is in Italy, and in this new book she conjures up, with passionate relish, the warmth, simplicity and directness of Italian cooking, with an Anglo-twist. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs to instruct and delight Nigellissima is accompanied by a major new BBC TV series.

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Nigellissima Instant Italian Inspiration (Nigella Collection)

Nigellissima Instant Italian Inspiration (Nigella Collection)

Author: Nigella Lawson Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2015

Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella's classic cookery books. 'This book is borne out of my long love affair with Italy - one that started as a heady teen romance and has weathered the ensuing years intact.' Nigellissima is a celebration of fresh, tasty and unpretentious cooking, inspired by Nigella's experiences of living, working and learning to cook in Italy. In 120 quick and easy recipes, Nigella shows you why Italian food has conquered the world, from sunny pasta dishes to rich lasagne and meats, with indulgent ice cream, cakes and puddings and perfect party food. With warm and witty food writing, mouthwatering photography and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family. Pasta - delicious new twists on spaghetti, risotto, lasagne and other favourites. Flesh, fish and fowl - easy meat dishes, chicken recipes and succulent fish. Vegetables and sides - tempting vegetable dishes, salads and potato recipes for any occasion Sweet things - panna cotta, ice cream and gorgeous Italian baking. It offers an Italian-inspired Christmas - roast turkey, puddings and all the trimmings...Christmas dinner with a Mediterranean twist.

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Nigella Bites (Nigella Collection)

Nigella Bites (Nigella Collection)

Author: Nigella Lawson Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella's classic cookery books. 'Cooking isn't performance art - or shouldn't be. Make your food welcoming rather than fussy and remember that it's not a test of your worth and acceptability: it's just dinner, and can be easily delicious.' Packed with fresh ideas and exciting new twists on old favourites, Nigella Lawson brings you mouthwatering but simple recipes to add flavour to your busy life - from quick family meals and easy suppers to dinner party menus and roast lunches. With luscious photography, evocative food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family. Features: All-Day Breakfast - recipes to start the day right, whatever time you get up!; Comfort Food - from chocolate fudge cake to mashed potato; TV Dinners - quick meals and simple snacks; Party Girl - cupcakes, barbecue chicken and much more to help you celebrate in style; Rainy Days - family meals to savour and share, and how to feel warm in the kitchen when it's cold outside; Trashy - kitsch in the kitchen and fun food; Legacy - recipes from Nigella's family Suppertime - dinner party ideas that let you relax; Slow-Cook Weekend - the joys of slow roasting and languorous baking: roast pork, sticky toffee pudding and all the trimmings; and Templefood - recipes to refresh and restore, and make you feel serenely smug.

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Other books by Nigella Lawson

How To Be A Domestic Goddess

How To Be A Domestic Goddess

Author: Nigella Lawson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2003

How to be a Domestic Goddess is not about being a goddess, but about feeling like one. What this deliciously reassuring and mouthwatering cookbook shows is that it's not hard to bake a tray of muffins, or a sponge layer cake - but the rewards are high. Here is the book that feeds our fantasies, understands our anxieties and puts cakes, pies, pastries, preserves, puddings, bread and biscuits back into our own kitchens. With a writer's flair and a cook's passion, Nigella brings you everything from brownies to bagels, from gooseberry-cream crumble to double apple pie, from pizza to pistachio macaroons, from festive bake to Barbie cake.