Words matter. These are the best Nigella Lawson Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I don’t like conflict.
In fact I am quite snappy and irritable, and I don’t know if I’d like to make myself worse in that respect.
‘Statistically, people who have been happily married and then widowed tend to remarry.
In England and America people tend to graze all day long, but I think it’s such a waste to be constantly picking at food because you then can’t enjoy a proper full meal when the time comes.
The modern world is personal; people want to know intimate things.
I don’t believe in low-fat cooking.
And, in a funny way, each death is different and you mourn each death differently and each death brings back the death you mourned earlier and you get into a bit of a pile-up.
There is something wrong about being photographed that has nothing to do with vanity.
But if you know that something has been really vicious, you don’t read it, you don’t let it into your head. What’s damaging is when sentences go through your head and you burn with the injustice of it.
Anyway, what makes people look youthful is the quality of their skin and I don’t think you can change that.
I know the crew so well, so I forget I’m being filmed. It’s like cooking with a friend in the kitchen – you’re talking, as you do, and maybe you’re telling her about this wonderful way to prepare lamb chops – it’s more natural, more honest.
Gordon Ramsay makes me laugh because he knows that I’m not a chef.
I think maybe when you live with someone who is really very ill for a long time, it somehow gives you more of a greedy appetite for life and maybe, yes, you are less measured in your behaviour than you would otherwise be.
I can understand why those primitive desert people think a camera steals their soul. It is unnatural to see yourself from the outside.
Also, in a funny way, if you have been happily married there are no unresolved areas, nothing to prove to yourself after the other dies.
I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour.
There is a vast difference between how things seem from the outside and how they feel on the inside.
Emotion is messy, contradictory… and true.
Cooking is actually quite aggressive and controlling and sometimes, yes, there is an element of force-feeding going on.
Then again, they’re not scripted and I feel it’s virtually impossible to be anything but yourself when you’re in front of the cameras and cooking so there is a measure of truth in what you see.
It sounds like something on a very trite T-shirt, but life is what happens.
I need to be frightened of things. I hate it, but I must need it, because it’s what I do.
I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst.
I’m not someone who’s endlessly patient and wonderful.
I am not sure about facelifts because I wouldn’t want to be someone who just looks like she’s had a facelift.