Who’s the author? Domestic goddess, much-loved author Nigella Lawson. Her best-selling books such as How to Eat, Nigella Express and many more, together with a number of successful TV series, have made her a household name around the world.
What’s it about? Simply Nigella is the perfect antidote to our busy lives: a calm and glad celebration of food to soothe and uplift.
From quick and calm suppers (Miso Salmon, Cauliflower & Cashew Nut Curry) to stress-free ideas when catering for a crowd (Chicken Traybake with Bitter Orange & Fennel), or the instant joy of bowlfood for cosy nights on the sofa (Thai Noodles with Cinnamon and Prawns), here is food guaranteed to make everyone feel good.
Whether you need to create some breathing space at the end of a long week (Asian-Flavoured Short Ribs), indulge in a sweet treat (Lemon Pavlova, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots) or wake up to a strength-giving breakfast (Toasty Olive Oil Granola), Nigella’s new cookbook is filled with recipes destined to become firm favourites.
Good book for: Whatever the occasion, food – in the making and the eating – should always be pleasurable. Simply Nigella taps into the rhythms of our cooking lives, with recipes that are uncomplicated, relaxed and yet always satisfying.
‘Part of the balance of life lies in understanding that different days require different ways of eating…’
Recipes from Simply Nigella
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Get into the spirit of summer and make ice cream at home with these no-churn recipes. From raspberry ripple to matcha to toasted marshmallow, these inventive ice creams don’t need an ice cream maker.
Emily Leary, top parent and food blogger and author of A Mummy Too, has been cooking her way through Simply Nigella. See how she got along with Nigella’s recipe for Soda Bread Buns with Fennel Seeds and Cranberries.