Nigella Lawson

  • Dining

    February 14, 2013

    Go West, Young Man

    The top 10 restaurants in Westchase.

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    The Eating...Our Words 100: Renatta Lindsey, The Taste Contestant and Houston Home Cook

    Who she is: A self-identified "home cook" from Houston, Texas who will compete on the comfort food episode of ABC's The Taste (airing tonight at 7 p.m. CST). Lindsey's stellar Dijon chicken with mashed potatoes garnered her a coveted spot on the team mentored by British food writer Nigella Lawson. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    The Taste: Three Chefs And A Baby

    Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public. - H.L. Mencken Greetings, Eating Our Words-ians. My name's Pete and I usually skulk over on Art Attack writing about things that nobody cares about. This includes weekly recaps of random reality shows, so when I decided to wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    The Taste Premiere: Sea Bass with Butterscotch for Anthony Bourdain

    With television today overwhelmed by reality shows that feature everything from singing to dancing to racing around the world, it's no surprise that ABC has a new reality competition centered around cooking. The Taste is exactly like The Voice on NBC, except that instead of judging someone's voice b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2013

    Top 5 Cooking Shows to Watch in 2013

    The New Year brings new series and the return of some of the best cooking shows on television. With today being the first day of 2013, we ranked our top five cooking shows for this year. Some are new and some are veterans, but all of them are enjoyable (or at least predicted to be) to watch. Here a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    12 Celebrity Chefs Who Have Cartoon Doppelgangers

    We've already noted Emeril's uncanny resemblance to Grandpa Munster and determined that Eric Ripert and Mr. Jay may just be twins. Now we'll take a look at the celebrity chefs that have a different kind of doppelganger: Check out our list of 12 Celebrity Chefs Who Look Like Cartoons: 12. Alton Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    The 5 Sexiest Celebrity Chefs: Ladies Edition

    We've taken a look at the Sexiest Men in the Kitchen (meatballs, anyone?). Now, it's the ladies time to turn up the heat. Check out the Top 5 Hottest Female Chefs: 5. Nadia Giosia As in, "Nadia G." As in, the wild and slightly psychotic Italian but Canadian-born chef, singer, and host of Nadia G' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    5 Food Celebrities We'd Rather See Naked Than Anthony Bourdain (and 5 We Wouldn't)

    Stars and hearts over the naughty bits, so this is almost 100 percent safe for work. Almost.​In case you hadn't heard -- especially since the man himself Tweeted the pic -- a nude photo of Anthony Bourdain surfaced yesterday, taken 12 years prior while on vacation. To quote Bourdain on the pho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    Guess Those Hands: The Real Food Network Challenge

    These look more like real chefs' hands, but that's a topic of discussion for another day.​It's Memorial Day. You've eaten too much today and gotten too much sun, so you've retreated back indoors to the cold comfort of your computer screen. We understand. Believe me, we understand. And to that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Easy Almond Cake

    ​Easy. Delicious. Able to visually entertain young children. These are just a few of my requirements when baking a cake, and luckily, this almond cake adapted from Nigella Lawson's How to Be a Domestic Goddess meets all of these requirements. I will make pretty much anything Nigella writes abo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Nigella Lawson's Pain-Au-Chocolat Pudding, Pt. 2

    Yesterday I reviewed Nigella Lawson's Pain-Au-Chocolat Pudding. I also promised to give you the recipe, so here it is, along with some of my recommendations. Refer back to part 1 for all of my pointers.​

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Nigella Lawson's Pain-Au-Chocolat Pudding, Pt. 1

    ​I have to begin this recipe by telling you that the cookbook from which it came, Nigella Lawson's How to be a Domestic Goddess, is one of the coolest, most sensual, life-altering cookbooks I have ever encountered. Even the look of the book itself is sexy and different. The cover art is unassu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Two Days of Giftmas: Book Lovers

    Sick of corporate Christmas? Try shopping local. Hair Balls presents a 12-part series highlighting ideas for holiday gifts made and sold in Texas. We may not be Chicago or New York, but Houston is still home to a burgeoning literary community, with one of the best Creative Writing MFA programs in t ... More >>