Stumbled across this delightful recording of Nigella on NPR from 2011 in which she details royal wedding themed breakfast suggestions such as-
"Some fizzy wine — champagne if you want to really give it everything you’ve got — with a strawberry puree." Just split some fresh strawberries in a food processor or blender, she instructs. "Having fruit early in the morning is a fairly healthy thing," she adds … so what if it’s floating in alcohol?If it’s 3:00 a.m. on the West Coast and you really need something to get you out of bed, Lawson recommends an iced coffee, with a kick: One shot of coffee liqueur, and a quarter of a cup of espresso or very strong, dark coffee. “I put it in a blender with some ice,” Lawson says, but “if you’re desperate don’t bother for the icing stage.” Drink it like a shot, or just add ice and make it an Americano.
If not for the recipes, her dialog alone is worth the listen;
Lawson’s not sure she’ll watch the wedding in full, “but I want to see the dress,” she says. “I can’t make myself feel it’s a pivotal experience in my life, but I think it would be an affectation to ignore it.”
Shhhhh…Paul McCartney, Mary Shelley, Elias Howe, Robert Louis Stevenson, Albert Einstein, and Niels Bohr are sleeping. These are some illustrations from a zine I’m working on about people who had a dream one night that lead to a great work of art, invention, or scientific discovery. Enjoy for now and check back later when I finish the booklet :)