She's often been described by the press as a "domestic goddess" and has done more for sales of goose-fat and prunes than any of her contemporaries.
Now Nigella Lawson is sharing her tips for perfect Christmas cuisine in a series for BBC Two.
It's called Nigella's Christmas Kitchen, and if you're in a panic about how to prepare your festive turkey tonight's programme will have all you need to know.
Watch Nigella on Breakfast from the link to the right of this page
If you want to try any of the recipes from the series - and there are more than twenty, follow the link below for all the details
of everything from mulled cider to perfect roast potato - hence the goose fat