Nigella Lawson Biography
Nigella Lawson is the Domestic Goddess, celebrity chef, and best selling author. Nigella is the daughter of former Conservative cabinet minister Nigel Lawson and the late Vanessa Salmon, socialite and heir to the Lyons Corner House empire, who died of liver cancer in 1985.
Nigella graduated from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, with a degree in Medieval and Modern Languages.
Nigella Lawson as Author, Columnist & Broadcaster
Nigella has written a restaurant column for the Spectator and a comment column for The Observer and has been deputy literary editor of the Sunday Times. Additionally she has among other things been 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 and was an occasional compere of BBC2's press review What the Papers Say, as well as appearing on BBC radio.
Nigella Lawson Domestic Goddess
Following slots as a culinary sidekick on Nigel Slater's Real Food Show on Channel 4, she has fronted several eponymous TV cookery series broadcast in the UK. She has had two series of Nigella Bites in 1999-2001, plus a 2001 Christmas special, and Forever Summer with Nigella in 2002, both of which yielded accompanying recipe books. In 2010 Nigella Bites Series Two was released on DVD.
In late 2006, Nigella did a show on BBC Two called Nigella's Christmas Kitchen. Two of the episodes secured the second highest ratings for BBC Two, with the third episode becoming the top show on the week that it was aired. This series led to the commissioning of Nigella Express on BBC Two in 2007.
Cookbooks & Kitchenware
Besides her own cookbooks, Nigella is featured in Off Duty: The World's Greatest Chefs Cook at Home. A third series called Nigella Feasts, based on her book Feast, debuted on the USA's Food Network in Autumn 2006.
Nigella was voted author of the year at the 2001 British Book Awards. More than 2 million copies of her books have been sold worldwide. Title include, , and . She also has a profitable line of kitchenware, called the "Living Kitchen" range, available at numerous retailers. In 2010 Nigella released her book Kitchen: Recipes From the Heart of the Home.
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Nigella Lawson News
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2nd May 2013
Dinner, the restaurant owned by Celebrity chef and after dinner speaker, Heston Blumenthal, has been named the seventh best restaurant in the world in an annual survey.
11th October 2010
The Cheltenham Literature Festival looks set for a record breaking year with more than 100,000 tickets sold before the first event opened on Friday, just 10,000 tickets than were sold during the whole of the 2009 festival.
3rd September 2007
Nigella Lawson is back for a new series which promises to spice up Monday nights over the next few months. She will be offering a large portion of tips and ideas on how to make great food without spending hours slaving away in the kitchen.
17th May 2013
Olympic Gold medallist, Rebecca Adlington has spoken about her hopes of becoming a TV presenter one day.
16th May 2013
Economist and keynote speaker, Dambisa Moyo has expressed her views on the worldâ€™s resources and where she believes the West stand on the matter.
15th May 2013
The Hollywood actress, Angelina Jolie has had a double mastectomy in order to reduce her chances of breast cancer.
23rd April 2013
Financial expert and TV presenter, Jasmine Birtles, is teaching companies how to stay rich without really trying.
16th April 2013
Entrepreneur and star of Channel 4 show â€˜Willy Wonkaâ€™s Chocolate Factoryâ€™, Willie Harcourt Cooze, has recently released a new range of chocolate desserts and gifts, which are now available all over the UK.
10th April 2013
The Daily Beastâ€™s annual â€˜Women in the World Summit' took place this week; launched by the publications editor-in-chief, Tina Brown, in March 2010.
4th April 2013
Keynote speaker and leading futurist, Noreena Hertz has finished her most recent book, which will be published in the US and the UK in September 2013.
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