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Available for the first time in paperback, the beautiful bestselling classic that put baking back on the agenda, making it simple and alluring for the modern cook.

Nigella shows that there can be more feelgood mileage from running up a tray of muffins or baking a sponge cake than in almost any other cooking - and that it's not actually hard! A domestic goddess has to maintain her cool when faced with pastry, it's true- but with Nigella's guidance even shortcrust pastry can be pain-free. How to be a Domestic Goddess is the book that understands our anxieties, feeds our fantasies and puts cakes, pies, pastries, preserves, puddings, bread and biscuits back into today's kitchen and our lives. Everything from cup cakes to chocolate cakes, from brownies to bagels, from gooseberry-cream crumble to double apple pie, from pizza to pistachio macaroons, scones and muffins to cheesecakes and steamed syrup sponge, from baklava to a Barbie cake, as well as children's cooking, Christmas baking and other wonderful family festive treats.

Reviews

What this deliciously reassuring and mouth-watering cookbook shows is that it's not hard to bake a tray of muffins, or a sponge layer cake - but the rewards are high

Mrs D-Daily (Blog)

Part of a collection of reissues with stylish redesigned covers... Nigella's millennial masterpiece [is] home baking's sacred text. Not only will you want to eat everything in it, there's a fair chance you'll actually want to cook it too. Most importantly, the recipes are well written and rarely turn out disappointing results.

Guardian

Working mothers must give thanks to Nigella... What sets her apart from every other food writer is her empathy with working women and her realism... Every page of How to be a Domestic Goddess is imbued with warmth

The Times

How to Eat was sheer joy... Now she's done it again. If ever baking needed pepping up, Nigella does it

Daily Express

Her prose is as nourishing as her recipes

Salman Rushdie, Observer

Cerebral and scintillating advice for the hungry, peppered with wit

Sunday Times

Passionate, informative, detailed, bossy and admirably practical

Evening Standard

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Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780701189143

    May 1, 2014

    Chatto & Windus

    384 pages

    RRP $49.99

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780701171087

    October 1, 2003

    Chatto & Windus

    384 pages

    RRP $42.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Hardback

    9780701168889

    October 6, 2000

    Chatto & Windus

    384 pages

    RRP $79.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781448137596

    March 13, 2012

    Vintage Digital

    384 pages

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    • iBooks
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Also by Nigella Lawson

At My Table
Eating
Simply Nigella
Nigella Bites (Nigella Collection)
Nigella Kitchen
Nigella Summer
Nigella Quick Collection for iPad
Nigellissima
Feast
Kitchen
Nigella Quick Collection iPhone App
Nigella Express
Nigella Christmas
Forever Summer
Nigella Bites
How To Eat

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