NIGELLA: AT MY TABLE: Season 1
Airs Saturdays, June 23 - Aug. 4, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Television personality, journalist and gourmet food writer Nigella Lawson hosts the culinary series NIGELLA: AT MY TABLE. The series is a delicious celebration of home cooking — the food that makes people feel happy and welcome as they sit around the table.
Whether offering her fresh take on familiar classics, or creating new dishes inspired by different cuisines, Nigella ensures that everyday eating is always pleasurable, with a minimum of fuss.
Creating dishes as mouth-watering and inventive as ever, Nigella demonstrates those special shortcuts that make life easier without sacrificing taste, ensuring that you can spend precious time with family and friends — at your table.
In her bonus one-hour holiday special, Nigella retreats to the countryside for her coziest Christmas yet.
Episode 1 airs Saturday, June 23 at 1:30 p.m. - Nigella Lawson is back with a brand new series packed with simple recipes full of complex flavor. NIGELLA: AT MY TABLE shows us food we can all bring to our own tables, vibrant and varied but always relaxed.
For a relaxed get together around the table, Nigella rustles up a gloriously simple chicken and pea traybake. For times of urgent need, there are her emergency brownies, and she finds a new use for a spiralizer.
Episode 2 airs Saturday, June 30 at 1:30 p.m. - Nigella Lawson serves up five more irresistibly easy dishes, recipes which combine the comfort of the familiar and the exuberance of the new. Nigella rustles up her favorite weekend breakfast special, wonderfully light sure-fire-success waffles.
She shares her go-to recipes for laidback entertaining: beef and aubergine fatteh, accompanied by bulgur wheat with flaked almonds and nigella seeds. That's followed by her passionfruit ice cream cake, which is a dream to eat and a doddle to make.
And late night inspiration comes in the form of a toasted brie, Parma ham and fig sandwich.
Episode 3 airs Saturday, July 7 at 1:30 p.m. - Treats are in store as Nigella rustles up some of her favorite dishes to share around the table. For a lunch with friends, Nigella’s herbed leg of lamb is relaxingly simple to prepare, served with garlicky roast potatoes with oregano and feta.
That’s followed by her voluptuously soft and rich chocolate olive oil mousse. For a delicious snack that’s unbelievably moreish, there’s Nigella’s coconut shrimp with turmeric yogurt – hot crisp prawns with a cool smooth dipping sauce.
And her ginger and walnut carrot cake never fails to win over friends and family.
Episode 4 airs Saturday, July 14 at 1:30 p.m. - There’s another serving of irresistible dishes, as Nigella shares some of her go to favorites. For the perfect start to the day, there’s a breakfast inspired by her university days, fried bread and tomato hash.
A speedy meal comes in the form of a simple and tasty pasta dish with anchovies, tomatoes and mascarpone.
Nigella’s friends are treated to a vegan feast, with a rambunctiously vibrant butternut and sweet potato curry served with her coriander and jalapeño salsa.
That’s followed by a moreish lemon tendercake served with blueberry compote, which was inspired by a trip to Kansas City.
Episode 5 airs Saturday, July 21 at 1:30 p.m. - Nigella shares ideas for feasts throughout the day. Nigella’s savory take on French toast is an ideal choice for weekend brunch or a comforting and quick supper.
With friends to entertain, Nigella rustles up an informal Mediterranean dish for dinner, juicy spiced lamb kofta with garlic sauce.
For pudding her guests are treated to a delicately tasting rose and pepper Pavlova with strawberries, inspired by her grandfather’s penchant for strawberries with a grinding of pepper.
Episode 6 airs Saturday, July 28 at 1:30 p.m. - Nigella cooks more warming, comforting and inspirational recipes. Perfect for winding down at the end of a long day, there’s a cozy supper of chicken with red grapes and Marsala, followed by a deeply divine sunken chocolate amaretto cake, with crumbled amaretti cream dolloped alongside.
For a dish that’s as simple to make as it is rewarding to eat, there’s Nigella’s mussels with pasta, and just as delicious is her autumnal radicchio, chestnut and blue cheese salad.
Her egg tortilla pie with a crisp crust, soft yoked eggs, salty ham and melted cheese is a pleasure to behold.
Episode 7: “Nigella's Christmas Table” airs Saturday, August 4 at 1:30 p.m. - Nigella decamps to the countryside for her coziest Christmas yet. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in a converted barn in the middle of a remote and rural landscape, Nigella and friends celebrate the beauty of nature, the quaintness of village life, and the true warmth of the season.
Against a backdrop of crackling log fires and sparkling lights, the chef and author cooks up a seasonal feast and gives tips for easy entertaining, bringing some new and festive flavors to familiar and traditional fare.
Episodes from this series are not available to stream on demand.
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