Anna: Some people might ask why we’re doing another Nigella book so soon, after “Forever Summer”, Kirstin.
Kirstin: The public voted for it. What can I say? And we couldn’t resist Nigella’s grin on the cover.
Anna: Well. I can actually. That’s the weirdest photograph of Nigella I think I’ve ever seen. I’m amazed she approved it.
Kirstin: It must be the least bad.
Anna: Going through the book there were a few photos like that. Where it looks like the head of someone else on Nigella’s body. And then, she looks normal in the rest. I couldn’t keep up. Very unsettling.
Kirstin: Do you think it’s her real kitchen?
Anna: Of course not. I’m thoroughly envious of her comprehensive Le Creuset collection which allows matching her cast ironwear to her tops.
Kirstin: It’s true! But, what’s all this about? I’m not sure I like these montage photos at the beginning of each chapter. I know what they’re trying to do, but I don’t think it works.
Anna: I think it makes it look a bit cheap. And Nigella is not cheap.
Kirstin: No, it looks like they couldn’t decide which picture looked best. Oh my god! I’ve got to do the Guinness gingerbread! And the Marmite spaghetti……
Anna: I’m struggling a bit, some of the recipes seem a bit mad. But I’m looking forward to giving it a try.
Kirstin: I’m SO glad we’re doing this book. I like the little hearts used as bullet points in the text. Work those boobs Nigella. And of course Anna, you are her looky likey. I’m very excited.