Nigella Lawson is a writer, broadcaster, the best-selling author of ten books and is one of the most recognisable names in the food industry across the globe.
Her cookery series Simply Nigella aired on BBC2 in 2015. Following her role as a judge and mentor on the UK and US series of the reality cooking show The Taste, Nigella joined MasterChef Australia as guest judge.
Her other TV credits include the Italian-themed show Nigellissima which aired on BBC2 in 2012, Food Network’s Nigella Feasts, BBC2’s Nigella’s Christmas Kitchen and Nigella Express.
In 1998 Nigella Lawson wrote her first book,How To Eat: The Pleasures and Principles of Good Food. Her hit Channel 4 show Nigella Bites, and subsequent series have been accompanied by a number of best-selling books which have sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
Nigella read Medieval and Modern Languages at Oxford and went on to become Deputy Literary Editor of The Sunday Times. A successful career as a freelance journalist followed, writing a beauty column for The Times Magazine and range of publications and newspapers.
She was voted Author of the Year in the British Book Awards 2000, Best Food Personality by the Observer Food Monthly Awards in 2014, and awarded Television Personality of the Year at the 2016 Fortnum & Mason Awards.