Nigella Lawson is an internationally renowned food writer and TV cook whose successful television programs have made her a household name around the world.
Nigella read Medieval and Modern Languages at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and went on to become Deputy Literary Editor of The Sunday Times at the age of 26, followed by a successful career as a critic and op-ed columnist, writing for a range of newspapers, including The Times and The Guardian.
In 1998 she published her first cookbook, How To Eat, The Pleasures and Principles of Good Food. She now has twelve bestselling books to her name, including her latest, Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes, and Stories. Her books have sold over 12 million copies worldwide.
Her first TV series, Nigella Bites aired in 2000, followed by a string of successful series broadcast in the UK, USA, Australia and beyond. Nigella was a judge on the three seasons of The Taste which broadcast in the UK and US in 2013 and 2014. She has made several appearances on MasterChef Australia.
Nigella was voted author of the year at the 2001 British Book Awards (Nibbies), and Best Food Personality 2014 at the Observer Food Monthly Awards.
She lives in London.
Good Morning America: Bestselling author Nigella Lawson shares vegan gingerbread recipe (2022)
Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio: Nigella Speaks Out (2022)
CherryBombe: Nigella Lawson Is Coming To America (2022)
Santa Barbara Independent: Living the Lyrical Life with Nigella Lawson (2022)
The New Yorker: Nigella Lawson Wants to Talk to People (2021)
Vogue: Nigella Lawson’s Philosophy of Food Couldn’t Feel More Timely (2021)
BBC: Nigella Lawson: I've learned to become more 'guarded' (2021)
Harper’s Bazaar: Food Trends Come and Go, but Nigella Lawson Is Forever (2021)
CherryBombe podcast: Nigella Lawson Wants You To Cook, Eat, Repeat (2021)
All Things Considered: Nigella Lawson On How To Find Peace While Cooking (2021)
Food with Mark Bittman podcast: Nigella Lawson (2021)
Special Sauce podcast: Nigella Lawson As You’ve Never Heard Her (2021)
New York Times: Nigella Lawson Was Never Just a Domestic Goddess (2019)
Guardian: Kitchen revolution: how Nigella Lawson changed food writing (2018)
Morning Edition: Why Eating Food Out Of A Bowl Makes Nigella Lawson Happy (2015)
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