Nigella Lawson

Lawson in 2017 Nigella Lucy Lawson (born 6 January 1960) is an English food writer and television cook.

After graduating from Oxford, Lawson worked as a book reviewer and restaurant critic, later becoming the deputy literary editor of ''The Sunday Times'' in 1986. She then wrote for a number of newspapers and magazines as a freelance journalist. In 1998, her first cookery book, ''How to Eat'', was published and sold 300,000 copies, becoming a best-seller. Her second book, ''How to Be a Domestic Goddess'', was published in 2000, winning the British Book Award for Author of the Year.

In 1999, Lawson hosted her own cooking show series, ''Nigella Bites'', on Channel 4, accompanied by another best-selling cookbook. ''Nigella Bites'' won Lawson a Guild of Food Writers Award. Her 2005 ITV daytime chat show ''Nigella'' met with a negative critical reaction and was cancelled after attracting low ratings. She hosted the Food Network's ''Nigella Feasts'' in the United States in 2006, followed by a three-part BBC Two series, ''Nigella's Christmas Kitchen'', in the UK, which led to the commissioning of ''Nigella Express'' on BBC Two in 2007. Her own cookware range, Living Kitchen, has a value of £7 million, and she has sold more than 8 million cookery books worldwide to date. Provided by Wikipedia
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