▶ "I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst."; "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 never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour."; "I never have plans for the future as you never know how things will turn out."; "I can understand why those primitive desert people think a camera steals their soul. It is unnatural to see yourself from the outside."; …
"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."; "At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety."; "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."; "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."
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Tell me what you know about Nigella Lawson (born 1960), the celebrity chef, the writer.