It is fast food minus the guilt and calories. For busy executives, harried moms and lazy bachelors, ‘Nigella Express’ could well be the answer to good food on the go. The 13-episode series is premiering on Discovery Travel & Living on December 31.The show will be aired on Mondays at 8.30 pm with a repeat the following day at 3.30 pm.
The show is named after its presenter Nigella Lawson, a busy cook, writer, mother and wife. Lawson would be sharing with the viewers her secret to eating well in a time crunch situation. With her witty, engaging style, Lawson would share her delicious, easy recipes, simple strategies and uncomplicated ideas to cope with the ordinary and the extraordinary.
Lawson would cover every real life cooking eventuality from breakfast, lunch and dinner to parties and food on the go, food that can be cooked fast around the clock, any day of the week, to fit whatever amount of time is available. Starting with everyone’s everyday nightmare of what to eat for dinner, to getting entire banquets on the table in less than 30 minutes, this is a series that would resonate with everyone struggling with hurried, time-squeezed, modern life.
Recipes include those for crispy squid with garlic mayo, caramel croissant pudding, mustard pork chops with gnocchi, crepes suzette, Coq au Riesling, Italian dishes, Latino food, picnic food, party food, and many more.
The exotic and the regular, shortcuts, how to keep a well-stocked refrigerator, where to shop – Lawson would provide helpful tips long the way.
‘Nigella Express’ could well be the answer for all those making a New Year resolution to eat right and home-cooked food.