Bio / Info
Nigella Lucy Lawson is an English television gourmet and food writer. Nigella started as a book reviewer and restaurant critic, later becoming the deputy literary editor of The Sunday Times in 1986. Afterward she became a freelance journalist, writing for a number of newspapers and magazines. In 1998 her first cook book, How to Eat, sold 300,000 copies and became a best-seller. Her second book, 2000's How to be a Domestic Goddess won her the British Book Award for Author of the Year.
In 1999, she began hosting her own cooking show series, Nigella Bites, on British Channel 4. She also hosted the Food Network's Nigella Feasts in the United States in 2006 followed by a three-part BBC series, Nigella's Christmas Kitchen, which led to another BBC show, Nigella Express, in 2007. In 2013 she began co-hosting her the competative food show, The Taste, on American television. Nigella also has her own cookware range, Living Kitchen and she has sold more than 3 million cook books worldwide to date.