Known for her sexy voice and serving food porn, sensational celebrity chef Nigella Lawson most recently appeared on ABC's “The Taste.” Her delicious recipes and feminine presence make her a favorite among fans. Recently she was spotted getting choked in a London restaurant by her husband, businessman Charles Saatchi, causing many fans to get outraged. Her mouthwatering recipes continue to be a favorite among fans, including some of her delectable desserts for Fourth of July.
Nigella Lawson Gets Choked By Her Husband in a Restaurant
Yesterday a British tabloid revealed a photo of celebrity chef Nigella Lawson getting choked by her husband, Charles Saatchi, at a London restaurant. The photo went virile and appeared on shows such as “Entertainment Tonight.” Fans were clearly concerned that the sexy chef was a victim of domestic violence. According to the New York Daily News, tycoon Saatchi admitted to the attack at the restaurant. The photo was difficult to dispute since it showed him with a hand around his wife's throat.
The couple was dining al fresco at Scott's, a seafood restaurant in London, when the photos were taken. They show Saatchi with his hand around 53-year-old Nigella's throat and she clearly looks upset then left the restaurant in tears. At first Saatchi referred to the situation as a “playful tiff” and stated the photos were more “drastic” than what really occurred. The advertising mogul owns art galleries in New York and London. But Saatchi was questioned for five hours at a London police station before being hit with caution for assault, which is a warning. Nigella did not press any formal charges but a formal representative stated she moved out of the family home. The couple has been married a decade and it is her second marriage and his third. While Saatchi originally downplayed the incident, clearly there is no excuse for abuse.
Nigella Lawson is the Queen of Food Porn
Fans were upset to see Nigella Lawson in tears. Usually the English journalist, broadcaster and food writer is funny and passionate about food. Her first cookbook was entitled “How to Eat” and her second was “How to Be a Domestic Goddess.” Nigella has sold over 3 million cookbooks around the world. She hosted her own shows including “Nigella Bites” and “Nigella Feasts” on the Food Network. She is playfully referred to as the “Queen of Food Porn.” Most recently, she was the co-host and executive producer of ABC's “The Taste” with Anthony Bourdain, which also included chefs Ludo Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey. Food enthusiasts competed to win as they had a golden opportunity to be mentored by these notorious celebrity chefs. Contestants included home chefs and professional chefs.
What do you think of Saatchi choking Nigella at a restaurant and what would have have done if you were there? The talented chef is sure to move onward and upward from here. Nigella Lawson is known for her luscious and voluptuous recipes that are also easy to make. Below is a YouTube video clip of Nigella preparing two delicious desserts for Fourth of July, Forgotten Pudding and Eton Mess. They are both fresh, fruity and fun. Both recipes are further detailed at YouTube. Here is the recipe for Eton Mess:
4 cups strawberries
2 teaspoons vanilla or granulated sugar
2 teaspoons pomegranate juice
2 cups whipping cream
4 small packaged meringue nests
1. Hull and chop the strawberries. Place them in a bowl then add the sugar and pomegranate juice. Leave the mix to macerate while you whip the cream.
2. Whip the cream in a large bowl until thick but soft. Crumble in 4 of the meringue nests and keep chunks for texture as well as a little fine dust.
3. Take out about half a cupful of the chopped strawberries then fold the meringue cream and the remainder of the fruit mixture together.
4. Arrange on 4 serving glasses or plates or in a mound. Top the servings off with the remaining macerated strawberries.
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