April 16, 2013
Nigella Lawson, who studied Italian at Oxford, indulges her personal passion for Italy, where she lived, worked and cooked when she was in her 20s, before she was a busy TV star, wife and mother. Nigellissima (2013 Knopf Canada) inspires readers to bring the spirit of Italy into the kitchen — without needing to source inaccessible ingredients or totally restock the pantry. Her quick, easy recipes and simple techniques elevate everyday eating into no-fuss feasts. Here, try her quick and easy chocolate hazelnut cheesecake.