Tag: The Nigella Diaries

The Nigella Diaries – an update

I’ve been a tad quiet on this front for a number of weeks – what with holidays, day job, work trips to Sydney. That doesn’t, however, mean that I’ve not been making a little headway ( a very little headway) on this… Read More

The Nigella Diaries – Birthday Cake

I have to admit to not being a lover of either chocolate cakes or birthday cakes. I know, shock horror, who is this woman? But I have been known to make both because apparently, and more believably, other people are lovers of… Read More

The Nigella Diaries: Sponge Cake

There aren’t very many cakes in How To Eat. In fact, in her “basics” chapter Nigella lists just 3: Victoria Sponge Birthday Cake Fancy Cake There are others scattered through the book – like her Clementine Cake and an Orange Blossom and… Read More

The Nigella Diaries – Lemon Creams and Shortbread

You might have noticed a distinct bias towards lemon-flavoured puddings on this page. You wouldn’t be wrong – and here’s another. This one is sort of like a creamy lemon curd – without any of the stirring and worrying about lumpy bits…. Read More

The Nigella Diaries – an update

  Okay, it’s been a while since I posted a Nigella update. I seem to have been either in Sydney or on holidays in New Zealand so haven’t been spending the time that I would like to be spending in the kitchen…. Read More

The Nigella Diaries: About Chocolate

In the introduction to this recipe – which she calls Sticky Chocolate Pudding – Nigella tells us that her family refers to this as Lemon Surprise; the surprise being that there is no lemon. Seriously though, Nigella’s Sticky Chocolate Pudding is essentially… Read More

The Nigella Diaries: Sunday Lunch

When we were in Britain during winter a few years ago the one thing we tried to do each week – with mixed success – was to find a pub for Sunday lunch. The most memorable of these was at a pub… Read More

The Nigella Diaries – Hollandaise Sauce

Try as I might whenever we’re out for breakfast or, for that matter, brunch, I can’t seem to resist the eggs benedict. To me, it’s the one dish a café’s breakfast should be judged on. Sure I’m partial to a smashed avocado… Read More

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