Nigella Lawson’s pronunciation of ‘microwave’ leaves the internet mesmerized

English meals author and tv chef, Nigella Lawson has left her followers mesmerized with the means she pronounces the phrase ‘microwave’.

On her Cook, Eat, Repeat meals collection, the movie star chef, who has offered tens of millions of cookbooks and fronted a stint of profitable cooking reveals over the final 18 years, was in the midst of getting ready a meal of black-pudding meatballs with fatty milk when she warmed the milk ‘in the microwave’ previous to pouring it into her batter. 

Nigella went on to pronounce it as “meecrowahvay” which seemingly went on to interrupt the internet. While some discover it unusual, some are grateful to Nigella for letting the world know “we’ve all been mispronouncing microwave for the last 50 (or so) years”.

Listen: Nigella Lawson’s pronunciation of ‘microwave’

Other Twitter customers went berserk about the chef’s distinctive pronunciation. “Nigella Lawson’s pronunciation of microwave is how I’m gonna be saying it from now on,” wrote one other social media person. 

Another wrote, “As I’ve just recently bought a microwave I thought I should name it in honour of last night’s episode of Nigella. I present to you, Mi-cro-wav-eh the microwave.”

About Nigella’s Cook, Eat, Repeat

In Cook, Eat, Repeat, Nigella shares the rhythms and rituals of her kitchen and divulges the inspiration behind many of her recipes. The programme additionally reveals viewers find out how to make easy but efficient recipes from the consolation of one’s personal kitchen which is the good treatment for eager dwelling cooks caught in lockdown.

“In Cook, Eat, Repeat, Nigella finds pure elation in the consuming of food,” writes The Independent. “It is a show driven by self-made, one-person joy, and ingredients being used to create magic.”

The publication notes, although, that this isn’t new territory for her. Nigella has at all times seen meals as a type of elation, to be ready and eaten with the similar diploma of pleasure whenever you’re alone as whenever you’re with others. Yet it feels stronger in 2020, when consuming and cooking have change into some of the few purely pleasing actions we are able to do.

“Of course it can be drudgery and it can be draining,” she writes in her newest guide, “but it is also a way to make a substantive difference to the emotional temperature of the day.”


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