Nigella Lawson





Nigella Lawson

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January 06, 1960

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Nigella Lawson is the daughter of former Conservative cabinet minister Nigel Lawson (now Lord Lawson) and the late Vanessa Salmon, socialite and heir to the Lyons Corner House empire, who died of liver cancer in 1985. Lawson attended Godolphin and Latymer School and Westminster School before graduating from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, with a degree in Medieval and Modern Languages.
Lawson wrote a restaurant column for the Spectator and a comment column for The Observer and became deputy literary editor of the Sunday Times in 1986. She became, among other things, a newspaper-reviewer on BBC1 Sunday-morning TV programme 'Breakfast with Frost'. She has also co-hosted, with David Aaronovitch, Channel 4 books discussion programme 'Booked' in the...more


Average rating: 4.02 · 45,825 ratings · 844 reviews · 17 distinct works · Similar authors
How to Be a Domestic Goddes...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 13,269 ratings — published 1998 — 18 editions
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Nigella Express: Good Food,...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 12,553 ratings — published 2007 — 19 editions
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Feast: Food to Celebrate Life
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Nigella Bites: From Family ...
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How to Eat: The Pleasures a...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 3,729 ratings — published 1998 — 12 editions
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Nigella Kitchen: Recipes fr...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 2,834 ratings — published 2010 — 14 editions
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Forever Summer
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Nigella Christmas: Food, Fa...
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Nigellissima: Instant Itali...
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The "Musee Imaginaire" of P...
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“I don't believe you can ever really cook unless you love eating.”
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“It s easier to impress someone than to give them pleasure.”
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“Sometimes it's good just to be seduced by the particular cheeses spread out in front of you on a cheese counter.”
Nigella Lawson, How to Eat: The Pleasures and Principles of Good Food

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