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  • Published: 3 November 2014
  • ISBN: 9780701189167
  • Imprint: Chatto & Windus
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $55.00

Nigella Christmas

Food, Family, Friends, Festivities

Glorious – and easy – meals, snacks and treats that put the joy back into Christmas cooking.

Enjoy Nigella’s Christmas classic with a vibrant new look as part of the Nigella collection.

‘What comes out of your kitchen means more than anything from a shop ever will. The satisfaction of the season can stem from the stove.’

With her no-nonsense approach and inspirational ideas, combined with reassuring advice and easy-to-follow, reliable recipes, Nigella Christmas is guaranteed to bring comfort and joy, and make sure the season of good will stays that way.

Here is everything you need to make your Christmas easy and enjoyable, from party food ideas and scrumptious cakes and puddings to the main event itself – turkey with all the trimmings, a vegetarian Christmas dinner or a wide range of delicious alternatives.

With lusciously warm photography, evocative food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious Christmas present for friends and family.

The more the merrier – cocktails, canapés and other scrumptious party food
Seasonal support – soups, salads, sauces and serve-later side dishes
Come on over – easy dinner ideas for stress-free suppers with friends
The main event – from traditional roast turkey to the ultimate Christmas pudding... with all the timings you need for a stress-free Christmas Day.
Alternative Christmas dinners – goose, beef, pork and a vegetarian feast
Joy to the world – Christmas baking and sweet treats
All wrapped up – mouthwatering gift ideas for a personal touch
Christmas brunch – recipes to make Boxing Day special

  • Pub date: 3 November 2014
  • ISBN: 9780701189167
  • Imprint: Chatto & Windus
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $55.00

About the Author

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson has written eleven bestselling cookery books including the classics How to Eat and How To Be A Domestic Goddess – the book that inspired a whole new generation of bakers. These books, and her TV series, have made her a household name around the world.


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Praise for Nigella Christmas

“I’d happily go to Nigella Christmas for all my festive recipes. They’re reliable, sensible and delectable”

Tom Parker Bowles, Mail on Sunday

“Perfect for all celebrations to come”

Love Food

“Once again, Nigella really makes you believe that you too could become a Domestic Goddess!”

Good Book Guide

“When it comes to tasty, indulgent treats, there’s no better master than Nigella”

5 stars, Heat

“The go-to book for the big bash”

Christopher Hirst, Independent

“I consider this the definitive tome on festive fare”

Lauren Laverne, Stylist

“Filled to the brim with recipes that will be your happy helpers in the kitchen”

The Upcoming

“Will bring comfort and joy within the season of good will”


“Lawson’s books are as much about the pleasure of reading as cooking… [A] classic collection.”

Radio Times

“The cookbook I rely on every Christmas… The ultimate Christmas cookbook.”

Makeup Savvy, Book of the Year

“Just as you'd expect this is the perfect practical survival guide to the festive season, Nigella-style”

Marie Claire

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