Ms Lawson prepares more easy to make comfort food for dining solo and entertaining.

After kickstarting her day with a hearty fried-bread and tomato hash, she turns her attention to entertaining vegan guests.

Nigella says it’s like ‘painting with a fresh palette’ as she prepares a butternut squash and sweet potato curry, followed by egg-free lemon tendercake and blueberry compote.

Later, she takes a moment to sing the praises of the anchovy, which she calls ‘the bacon of the sea’!