Tuesday, January 30, 2007

This cook will change your life - yet again

The Guardian

By Laura Barton

It was with a vague biliousness that one greeted yesterday's news that dining rooms are back in vogue, thanks to the "Nigella Effect". Apparently the era of the open-plan kitchen-dining room has made way for a return to formal dining. But it was less a recoiling from the prospect of endless hideous dinner parties that instilled the nausea, more the recurrence of those two little words: "Nigella" and "Effect".

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1 comment:

Sara said...

A home finding company called BDI Property identified this effect - apparently they noticed that a dining room kept turning up on the 'must have' list of their clients.

It's certainly always been on mine - my kitchen's far too messy to invite people to eat in it!