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About Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lucy Lawson (born 6 January 1960) is an English food writer, journalist and broadcaster. Lawson was born to Nigel Lawson, a former Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Vanessa Salmon, whose family owned the J. Lyons and Co. empire. After graduating from the University of Oxford, Lawson started to work as a book reviewer and restaurant critic, later becoming the deputy literary editor of The Sunday Times in 1986. She then embarked upon a career as a freelance journalist, writing for a number of newspapers and magazines. In 1998, Lawson brought out her first cookery book, How to Eat, which sold 300,000 copies and became a bestseller. She went on to write her second book in 2000, How to be a Domestic Goddess, winning her the British Book Award for Author of The Year.

Personal Biography

Nigella Lawson is married to adman turned art collector Charles Saatchi. He is the co-founder of Saatchi and Saatchi advertising agency. The couple married in 2003. In March 2012, Charles said that he is happy about his wife's popularity.

Controversies

In August 2011, neighbors of Nigella Lawson claimed that they could see her naked through the bathroom window of her mansion in Chelsea, West London.

Nigella Lawson in News

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The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, a AAA Five Diamond hotel in the heart of downtown, has partnered with Bay Area broadcast veteran Liam Mayclem in launching the Inside the Kitchen culinary tours, a series of exclusive, behind-the-scenes excursions that showcase the craft, talent and history of San Francisco's remarkable food and beverage community

2013 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Presented by FOOD & WINE Expects to Raise $1.9 Million for Florida International University's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
The 12th annual Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE, which took place February 21-24, 2013, expects to raise $1.9 million for Florida International University's (FIU) Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and the Southern Wine & Spirits Beverage Management Center

Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Presented by FOOD & WINE Announces New Event to Benefit Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy
The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE announces a new event added to its 2013 program to benefit those affected by Hurricane Sandy

Stiff upper lipped Brits now spend more time hugging
Far from its image as a nation with a stiff upper lip, Britons are enjoying at least 13 hugs a day.

'How to Be a Domestic Goddess' is important feminist tract, says Nigella Lawson
British food writer Nigella Lawson has said that her second book, 'How to Be a Domestic Goddess', is an important feminist tract.

Brit young women 'not tackling obesity as effectively as men'
Britain's foremost obesity expert has warned that millions of young women could be "eating themselves into an early grave" because they are not tackling their weight as effectively as men.

I didn't want to be poster girl of a well-padded woman: Nigella Lawson
Voluptuous British Television cook Nigella Lawson while admitting she worries about her weight, has said that she did not want to be seen as an example of someone looking fat and ugly on the beach.

'Angry Birds' tops iPhone app downloads for 2010
'Angry Birds' was the most downloaded paid-for app on the iTunes store in 2010, reveals Apple.

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