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.
11th January 2013
The popular show will be returning for a four-part Comic Relief celebrity special on BBC Two.
11th May 2012
The TED website has announced the list of innovative speakers who will inspire at this yearâ€™s conference, exploring the theme of Radical Openness, including comedian and corporate host Ruby Wax.
3rd January 2012
Newsnight presenter, facilitator, after dinner speaker and awards host Kirsty Wark is moving to primetime to front A Question of Taste - the toughest food quiz on BBC 2!
7th November 2011
Management Today asks Sarah Lloyd-Hughes, founder of Ginger Training & Coaching and author of â€˜How to be Brilliant at Public Speakingâ€™, for her top tips for public speaking.
8th April 2011
As the countryâ€™s literati pack their bags in Oxford this weekend, a handful of Speakers Cornerâ€™s elite â€“ including Melvyn Bragg, Madhur Jaffrey, Jonathan Powell and Adam Boulton â€“ take the stage with inspirational and entertaining presentations.
5th April 2011
Bean Queen Sahar Hashemi, co-founder of Coffee Republic and inspirational after dinner speaker delivers a strong message, as London celebrates the tastiest bean on earth with a whole week dedicated to the nationâ€™s favourite drink.
11th March 2011
Celebrity chef Gregg Wallace and TV presenters Fiona Phillips and Diarmuid Gavin are part of the notable list of celebrities appearing at The Ideal Home Show â€“ Britainâ€™s best loved home event.
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