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How To Be A Domestic Goddess : Baking and the Art of Comfort Cooking (Nigella Collection) - Nigella Lawson

How To Be A Domestic Goddess

Baking and the Art of Comfort Cooking (Nigella Collection)

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Published: 1st May 2014
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'This is for those days or evenings when you want to usher a little something out of the kitchen that makes you thrill at the sheer pleasure you've conjured up.' The classic baking bible by Nigella Lawson ("Queen of the Kitchen". (Observer Food Monthly)). This is the book that helped the world rediscover the joys of baking and kick-started the cupcake revolution, from cake shops around the country to The Great British Bake Off. How To Be a Domestic Goddess is not about being a goddess, but about feeling like one. Here is the book that feeds our fantasies, understands our anxieties and puts cakes, pies, pastries, preserves, puddings, bread and biscuits back into our own kitchens. With luscious photography, easy recipes, witty food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family. Features: Cakes - from a simple Victoria Sponge to beautiful cupcakes; Biscuits - macaroons, muffins and other indulgent treats; Pies - perfect shortcrust and puff pastry and sweet and savoury recipes; Puddings - crumbles, sponges, trifles and cheesecakes; Chocolate - luscious chocolate recipes for sharing (or not); Children - simple recipes for baking with kids; Christmas - pudding, Christmas cakes, mince pies ...and mulled wine; and Bread - finally, the proof that baking bread can be fun, with easy bread recipes. The Domestic Goddess' Larder - essential preserves, jams, chutneys, curds and pickles that every cook should have.

"What this deliciously reassuring and mouth-watering cookbook shows is that it's not hard to bake a tray of muffins, or a sponge layer cake - but the rewards are high" Mrs D-Daily (Blog) "Part of a collection of reissues with stylish redesigned covers... Nigella's millennial masterpiece [is] home baking's sacred text. Not only will you want to eat everything in it, there's a fair chance you'll actually want to cook it too. Most importantly, the recipes are well written and rarely turn out disappointing results." Guardian "Working mothers must give thanks to Nigella... What sets her apart from every other food writer is her empathy with working women and her realism... Every page of How to be a Domestic Goddess is imbued with warmth" The Times "How to Eat was sheer joy... Now she's done it again. If ever baking needed pepping up, Nigella does it" Daily Express "Her prose is as nourishing as her recipes" -- Salman Rushdie Observer

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson, food enthusiast, television personality and journalist, is the bestselling author of eight books: Nigella Express: Good Food Fast, Feast: Food to Celebrate Life, Nigella Fresh, Nigella Bites, How to Be a Domestic Goddess, How to Eat, which have sold in excess of 6 million copies worldwide, and Nigella Christmas: Food Family Friends Festivities. Her groundbreaking iPhone App debuted in April 2010 and her new book, NIGELLA KITCHEN Recipes From the Heart of the Home, which accompanies her television series of the same name seen on Food Network, is a return to her signature focus on feel-good food for the way we eat today, published by Hyperion in October 2010.

Nigella’s 2005 book Feast: Food to Celebrate Life inspired Nigella Feasts, which debuted on Food Network in fall 2006. The Domestic Goddess returned in her second Food Network series, Nigella Express, launched in fall 2007 in conjunction with the release of Nigella Express. American audiences also know Nigella as host of Forever Summer with Nigella, her popular cooking/lifestyle series that aired on Style, and Nigella Bites, which aired on E! Entertainment Television and Style.

In July 2003, Nigella launched Nigella Lawson’s Living Kitchen, a range of kitchen items designed in collaboration with Sebastian Conran, to widespread acclaim in the U.S.

Nigella was Deputy Literary Editor of The Sunday Times before pursuing a successful freelance career. She has written for a variety of magazines and newspapers, including The Sunday Times, Evening Standard, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Observer, Times Magazine and in the U.S. for Gourmet and Bon Appétit magazines. She originated the restaurant column in The Spectator and wrote the food column for British Vogue for several years. Nigella also wrote a bi-monthly food column for The New York Times Dining In, Dining Out section.

Hailed as Author of the Year by the 2001 British Book Awards, Nigella was also named Bon Appétit magazine’s 2002 "Tastemaker of the Year." How to Eat was honored as the 1998 British Books Awards Illustrated Book of the Year, while How to Be a Domestic Goddess was named Cookery Book of the Year by the Guild of Food Writers in 2001. Nigella Bites received the WH Smith Book Awards 2002 Lifestyle Book of the Year, with the cooking series based on the book winning the Gold Ladle for Best Television Food Show from the World Food Media Awards in 2001.

In 1992, Nigella married the journalist and broadcaster John Diamond. John was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1997 and died in 2001. They had two children together, Cosima and Bruno. Nigella remarried in 2003 and lives in London with husband, Charles Saatchi, and her children.

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ISBN: 9780701189143
ISBN-10: 0701189142
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st May 2014
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.3 x 19.4  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 1.38
Edition Number: 1