Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella’s classic cookery books.
'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 bakingand 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.
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 Bread - finally, the proof that baking bread can be fun, with easy bread recipes The Domestic Goddess’s Larder - essential preserves, jams, chutneys, curds and pickles that every cook should have
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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 - Observer
Cerebral and scintillating advice for the hungry, peppered with wit - Sunday Times
Passionate, informative, detailed, bossy and admirably practical - Evening Standard
‘I love Nigella Lawson’s writing and I love her recipes’ – Delia Smith
‘There’s an intelligence to the way she writes and she expects a certain intelligence of her readers as well’ – Nigel Slater
“I am unapologetic about being a home cook rather than a chef. Real cooking, the sort that goes on in homes, does not have to be tricksy or difficult. A dish of chicken poached with leeks and carrots definitely isn’t fancy. But it tastes good, and feels essentially nourishing, to both body and soul, to cook and eat. I want you to feel that I’m there with you, in the kitchen, as you cook. My books are the conversations we might be having.” Nigella Lawson has written nine bestselling cookery books, including the classics How To Eat and How To Be A Domestic Goddess – the book that launched a thousand cupcakes. These books, her TV series and her Quick Collection apps, have made her a household name around the world. In 2013 she was one of the Observer Food Monthly’s ten Chefs of the Decade.
‘Her prose is as nourishing as her recipes’ – Salman Rushdie, Observer
‘Miss Lawson is the Thinking Person’s Cook. She tells stories, she explains why things must be the way she says they must be... enlightenment and sensual pleasure’ – Jeanette Winterson, The Times