By Nigella Lawson
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"A chatty, occasionally cheeky, party of home-cooked meals."
"Nigella Lawson is, whisks down, Britain’s funniest and sexiest meals author, a raconteur who's scrumptious no matter if detailing each step at the approach in the direction of a heavenly roast chook and root vegetable couscous or explaining why ‘cooking is not only approximately becoming a member of the dots’."
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