Nigella Lawson


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in London, The United Kingdom
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
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Feast: Food to Celebrate Life

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How to Eat: The Pleasures a...

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Nigella Kitchen: Recipes fr...

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Forever Summer

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Nigellissima: Instant Itali...

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Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food

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“I don't believe you can ever really cook unless you love eating.”
Nigella Lawson

“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

“It s easier to impress someone than to give them pleasure.”
Nigella Lawson

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