I am not a chef. I am not even a trained or professional cook. My qualification is as an eater.
Nigella, who you have probably heard of from her cookery programmes on TV, is a prolific broadsheet journalist, broadcaster, TV star, and food writer and critic. She is the daughter of ex chancellor Nigel Lawson, and Vanessa, the daughter of the owners of lie Lyons food and catering business
You need a balance in life between dealing with what’s going on inside, and not being so absorbed in yourself that it takes over.
You cannot truly say you live well until you eat well.
Her first TV show, Nigella Bites, won the TV Broadcast of the year in 2001, and was filmed at her West London home.
In recent years, she has launched her own cookware range called Living Kitchen, which has a current value of over £7 million. In total, up to this very day, she has sold more than three million cookery books across the globe.
Check out her amazing website to find loads of tasty recipes!
It’s incredible to see how something Nigella loved as a child ended up becoming her life’s work as an adult, inspiring and influencing so many people with her uniquely personal approach.
Looking back on your childhood, what was it that fascinated you, and that you showed a natural talent for? Was it sports? Music? Writing? Cooking? Helping others through difficult times? Whatever it is, and even if you have not tapped into it for years, it could still be a clue to areas you may still be talented in today, and you may not realise it! It’s never too late to rediscover a passion!