Top Facts That'll Surprise You About Nigella Lawson

Nigella has never had formal chef training.-
Not only is the domestic diva not a formally trained chef, but she claims she didn't even open a cookbook until she was 15! She did, however, grow up ... more 
Nigella has never had formal chef training.-
Not only is the domestic diva not a formally trained chef, but she claims she didn't even open a cookbook until she was 15! She did, however, grow up cooking with her mother. less 
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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 3:22 PM EDT
You may be shocked to learn that Nigella Lawson, the British coquette of the cooking world, has been around for half a century. It's true: on Wednesday, the celebrity chef rang in the big 5-0 with her husband, art collector and advertising mogul Charles Saatchi, and a friend in East London. To pay tribute to the self-proclaimed domestic goddess and all her achievements, the UK's Daily Mail compiled 50 little-known facts about the famous food figure. Curious to know the 10 that surprised us most? Click through the gallery to find out.



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