Nigella Lawson is an internationally renowned food writer and TV cook whose successful TV series have made hers a household name around the world.

Nigella read Medieval and Modern Languages at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and went on to become Deputy Literary Editor of The Sunday Times at the age of 26, followed by a successful career as a freelance columnist and journalist, writing for a range of magazines and newspapers.

In 1998 she wrote her first cookbook, How To Eat, The Pleasures and Principles of Good Food, and now has twelve  bestselling books to her name, which have sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

Her first TV series, Nigella Bites aired in 2000, followed by a string of successful series broadcast in the UK, USA, Australia and beyond. Nigella has made several appearances on MasterChef Australia and appeared in The Taste which broadcast in the UK and US in 2013 and 2014.

Nigella was voted author of the year at the 2001 British Book Awards (Nibbies), and Best Food Personality 2014 at the Observer Food Monthly Awards.

She lives in London.

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