How to Eat: The Pleasures and Principles of Good Food

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Wiley, Sep 10, 2002 - Cooking - 496 pages
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"[Nigella] brings you into her life and tells you how she thinks about food, how meals come together in her head . . . and how she cooks for family and friends. . . . A breakthrough . . . with hundreds of appealing and accessible recipes."
–Amanda Hesser, The New York Times

"Nigella Lawson serves up irony and sensuality with her comforting recipes . . . the Queen of Come-On Cooking."
–Los Angeles Times

"A chatty, sometimes cheeky, celebration of home-cooked meals."
–USA Today

"Nigella Lawson is, whisks down, Britain’s funniest and sexiest food writer, a raconteur who is delicious whether detailing every step on the way towards a heavenly roast chicken and root vegetable couscous or explaining why ‘cooking is not just about joining the dots’."
–Richard Story, Vogue magazine

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User Review  - KimMR - LibraryThing

Great cookbook. Simple food, well-written recipes. No photographs, as this was written before Ms Lawson became a television celebrity, and all the better for it. Read full review

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User Review  - Eilantha_Le_Fay - LibraryThing

This book must be amazing if you're english, or even american, because it teaches you to cook the basics of traditional english cuisine. Since I'm portuguese, and our food is a bit different, I didn't ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

NIGELLA LAWSON, a former columnist for London’s Evening Standard and the Times, is host of Nigella Bites on the Style network and a freelance journalist for Vogue magazine.

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