With her winning mix of passion, enthusiasm and greed, Nigella Lawson is in the kitchen cooking food for modern living that you can and will want to make all the time, whatever the situation. There are easy, everyday, fast and fabulous recipes to beat the clock and celebrate the end of the working day; then more leisurely recipes to unwind with over relaxing weekends. As well as creating dazzling dishes for greedy days, Nigella offers up inspiring and inventive ways to make leftovers delicious. Nigella Kitchen is about cooking at home with simple, accessible ingredients, making every day special and special days easy. It's about what to eat right now and answers the kitchen questions everyone wants answered. Real food for real people for real life; when it comes to home cooking, Nigella is the real thing.
Nigella Lawson’s versatility is evident from her collection of best-selling books, hit television shows, and innovative apps for iPad and iPhone. Lawson’s literary introduction began at The Sunday Times, where she held the position of Deputy Literary Editor. Soon after, Lawson became a freelance journalist, writing for a number of magazines and newspapers in both the United Kingdom and the United States, including the Evening Standard, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Observer, Times Magazine, Gourmet, and Bon Appétit. In addition, she frequently wrote a restaurant column in The Spectator and food columns in British Vogue and The New York Times.
In total, Lawson has written eight books, including Nigella Express, Feast, Nigella Bites, How to Be a Domestic Goddess, Forever Summer, Nigellissima, and Nigella Christmas. Her newest book, Nigella Kitchen, shares the name of her hit television series on Food Network. Lawson continued to expand her culinary breadth across multiple mediums. She entered the digital marketplace by releasing a collection of apps for the iPad and iPhone, which include a number of recipes to simplify dinnertime and instill confidence while cooking. Lawson also has a line of cookware called Nigella Lawson’s Living Kitchen.
Born in London in 1960 to one of the most renowned politicians in Margaret Thatcher’s government, Nigel Lawson, Nigella graduated from Oxford University, where she went on to receive her masters in Medieval and Modern Languages. Currently, she resides in London with her children, Cosima and Bruno.