Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksMy Library 0Sign In

Nigella Lawson

author
blogger
chef
tv

Recommended Books

Nigella Lucy Lawson is an English food writer, chef and cooking show host. She is the daughter of Nigel Lawson, a former Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Vanessa Lawson, whose family owned the J. Lyons and Co. food and catering business.
9 books on the list
Sort by
Latest Recommendations First
Layout
Simply Fish
Jenny Baker - Jan 01, 1993
Featuring nearly a hundred fish, and shellfish, each one in detail: how to buy it, how to prepare it, and of course, how to cook it....
Nigella Lawson
Dec 03, 2020
@Sathnam @2starsandaswirl I don’t actually know this one, but her fish book and Simple French Cuisine are both great     source
Simple French Cuisine
From Provence and Languedoc
Jenny Baker - Apr 01, 1991
Goodreads Rating
With over 200 recipes for vegetarians and meat-eaters, this book adapts French cuisine for use in English kitchens with easily available and seasonal ingredients. There are descriptions of day-to-day cooking in Provence and the author shows how meals can be prepared quickly and efficiently. Jenny Baker is the author of The Student's Cookbook, Veget...
Nigella Lawson
Dec 03, 2020
@Sathnam @2starsandaswirl I don’t actually know this one, but her fish book and Simple French Cuisine are both great     source
Nobody Will Tell You This But Me
A true (as told to me) story
Bess Kalb - Mar 17, 2020
Goodreads Rating
Bess Kalb, Emmy-nominated TV writer and New Yorker contributor, saved every voicemail her grandmother Bobby Bell ever left her. Bobby was a force--irrepressible, glamorous, unapologetically opinionated. Bobby doted on Bess; Bess adored Bobby. Then, at ninety, Bobby died. But in this debut memoir, Bobby is speaking to Bess once more, in a voice as p...
Nigella Lawson
Oct 19, 2020
I loved this book by @bessbell more than I can say. Well, maybe I can say: I first bought it as an e-book and adored it so much, I got it as an audiobook. Then I listened to it (twice) and loved it, if possible, even more. So then I ordered it in hardback. Can’t to reread it     source
The Flavor Equation
The Science of Great Cooking Explained in More Than 100 Essential Recipes
Nik Sharma - Oct 27, 2020
Goodreads Rating
Aroma, texture, sound, emotion--these are just a few of the elements that play into our perceptions of flavor. The Flavor Equation demonstrates how to convert approachable spices, herbs, and commonplace pantry items into tasty, simple dishes.In this groundbreaking book, Nik Sharma, scientist, food blogger, and author of the buzz-generating cookbook...
Nigella Lawson
Oct 15, 2020
This is a wonderful book     source
Twilight of Democracy
The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism
Anne Applebaum - Jul 21, 2020
Goodreads Rating
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author, professor, and historian offers an expert guide to understanding the appeal of the strongman as a leader and an explanation for why authoritarianism is back with a menacing twenty-first century twist.Across the world today, from the Americas to Europe and beyond, liberal democracy is under siege while populism and...
Nigella Lawson
Sep 17, 2020
I’ve been listening to the audiobook version of @anneapplebaum’s Twilight of Democracy every night this week, and it’s just too good for me not to buy the book as well. Admittedly, it’s not exactly conducive to sweet dreams, but I think it is – alas – essential reading/listening     source
Also recommended by
Barack ObamaJay Rosen
The Cooking Gene
A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South
Michael W. Twitty - Jul 31, 2018 (first published in 2017)
Goodreads Rating
2018 James Beard Foundation Book of the Year | 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Award Winner inWriting | Nominee for the 2018 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Nonfiction | #75 on The Root100 2018A renowned culinary historian offers a fresh perspective on our most divisive cultural issue, race, in this illuminating memoir of Southern cuisine and food ...
Nigella Lawson
Aug 15, 2020
@meemalee @KosherSoul You do. It’s a deeply wonderful book     source
Belle du Seigneur
A Novel
Albert Cohen - May 01, 1996 (first published in 1968)
Goodreads Rating
Published in 1968, this hilarious mock-epic concerning the mental world of the cuckold has since established itself beyond all doubt as a major novel of the 20th century. Disillusioned by his work as Under-Secretary General of the League of Nations, Solal, a Mediterranean Jew with great gifts and crippling idealism, searches for the Absolute in a "...
Nigella Lawson
Jun 21, 2020
@indiaknight Such a wonderful book. And you’re right, it should be better known here     source
She Said
Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement
Jodi Kantor - Sep 10, 2019
Goodreads Rating
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment and abuse for the New York Times, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement For many years, reporters had tried to get to the truth about Harvey Weinstein's treatment...
Nigella Lawson
Oct 15, 2019
Prompted by a @jonronson tweet, I’ve been listing to the audio-book version of #SheSaid by @jodikantor and @mega2e, and I just want to tell you it is brilliant.     source
Season
Big Flavors, Beautiful Food (Indian Cookbook, Books about Indian Seasoning, Beautiful Cookbooks)
Nik Sharma - Oct 02, 2018
Goodreads Rating
There are few books that offer home cooks a new way to cook and to think about flavor—and fewer that do it with the clarity and warmth of Nik Sharma's Season. Season features 100 of the most delicious and intriguing recipes you've ever tasted, plus 270 of the most beautiful photographs ever seen in a cookbook. Here Nik, beloved curator of the award...
Nigella Lawson
May 18, 2019
@John_Birdsall @crustmag I have and love that book     source