By Lorraine Elliott
Lorraine Elliott has lengthy been a meals fanatic who believes muffins belong in an artwork gallery. yet now not goodbye in the past she determined to ditch her day activity as a highly-paid media strategist to prepare dinner, consume and write – even supposing she's no longer really Nigella. Her exceptional nutrients weblog now not fairly Nigella is now the go-to web vacation spot for millions of foodies from all over the world. no longer particularly Nigella, the ebook, is the tale in the back of this trip. together with her impossible to resist humour and optimism, Lorraine finds the pitfalls, triumphs and demanding situations of turning into a full-time nutrition blogger, and stocks the easiest of her new-found knowledge: the key to successful a man's middle via nutrition, the main to baking ideal macarons, tips about internet hosting unforgettable dinner events, and the way to create a profitable weblog. greater than a party of foodstuff, no longer fairly Nigella is the inspiring and pleasant tale of ways one lady set approximately turning a dream right into a truth.
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