Nigella Lawson oozes sophistication in a chic white pantsuit at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 

She’s back in Australia to attend the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival.

And Nigella Lawson oozed sophistication for an event at Treasury Gardens on Friday.

The culinary goddess, 62, looked remarkably youthful in a chic white pantsuit that flattered her curves as she mingled with guests at the idyllic outdoor setting.

Incredibly chic: Nigella Lawson, 62, oozed sophistication as she attended an event for the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival at Treasury Gardens on Friday (pictured)

Nigella boosted her height with espadrille heels and accessorised further with delicate gold jewelery.

Her shoulder-length brunette locks were styled in loose waves, and her makeup was elegant, consisting of defined brows, lashings of mascara and a glossy nude lipstick.

The beloved home cook appeared in great spirits as she wandered through the gardens, and was spotted hamming it up for the cameras with her former MasterChef Australia co-star Matt Preston.

Gorgeous: The culinary goddess donned a fitted white pantsuit that flattered her curves, teamed with coordinating espadrille heels

Gorgeous: The culinary goddess donned a fitted white pantsuit that flattered her curves, teamed with coordinating espadrille heels

Details: Nigella's chic pantsuit featured a gold button and she accessorised the look with delicate gold jewelery

Details: Nigella’s chic pantsuit featured a gold button and she accessorised the look with delicate gold jewelery

Picture-perfect: The beloved home cook looked to be in her element

Picture-perfect: Nigella posed for photos in the idyllic surrounds

Picture-perfect: The beloved home cook looked to be in her element as she posed for photos in the idyllic surrounds

Matt, 60, made a style statement in a purple checkered three-piece suit, with a crisp white dress shirt, a floral pocket square and a black and white polka dot cravat.

The sighting comes after Nigella appeared on The Project on Tuesday evening.

During an interview on the show, she revealed that there are a number of words she pronounces incorrectly for fun, after she sparked controversy for how she says ‘microwave’.

Beauty: Nigella's signature shoulder-length brunette locks were styled out and in loose waves

Beauty: Nigella’s signature shoulder-length brunette locks were styled out and in loose waves

Flawless: Her makeup included defined brows, lashings of mascara and a glossy nude lipstick

Flawless: Her makeup included defined brows, lashings of mascara and a glossy nude lipstick

Flawless: Her makeup included defined brows, lashings of mascara and a glossy nude lipstick

VIP treatment: Nigella was escorted through the gardens as she lent her profile to the festival

VIP treatment: Nigella was escorted through the gardens as she lent her profile to the festival

The cook baffled fans with her pronunciation of microwave as ‘meecro-wah-vey’ in an episode of her BBC2 cooking show Cook, Eat, Repeat back in 2020.

The London-born domestic goddess said that’s not her only quirk.

‘I have other words I use. You know how all families speak in nonsense words? So, you know, I use “desecrated coconut”, ‘she admitted.

Down Under: Nigella mingled with guests and looked to be enjoying her time back in Australia

Down Under: Nigella mingled with guests and looked to be enjoying her time back in Australia

Familiar face: Nigella was spotted hamming it up for the cameras with her former MasterChef Australia co-star Matt Preston (right)

Familiar face: Nigella was spotted hamming it up for the cameras with her former MasterChef Australia co-star Matt Preston (right)

Bold: Matt, 60, made a style statement in a purple checkered three-piece suit, teamed with a crisp white dress shirt, a floral pocket square and a black and white polka dot cravat

Bold: Matt, 60, made a style statement in a purple checkered three-piece suit, teamed with a crisp white dress shirt, a floral pocket square and a black and white polka dot cravat

Good friends: The pals looked to be enjoying their time together as they posed for a number of photos

Good friends: The pals looked to be enjoying their time together as they posed for a number of photos

Good friends: The pals looked to be enjoying their time together as they posed for a number of photos

‘If I get some new appliance I have to read the “destructions”. If I’m going somewhere I will have to text someone to say I’m “en croûte” you know? ‘ she added.

‘It’s just a joke, mispronouncing words. And what’s quite interesting is I found out afterwards – I mean all families have those words in a way. ‘

Nigella also confessed to enjoying a kebab after a late night on the town.

Affectionate: The pair linked arms and no doubt had a lot to catch up on

Affectionate: The pair linked arms and no doubt had a lot to catch up on

Social: Nigella embraced fellow event-goers

Social: Nigella mingled with fellow event-goers

Social: Nigella embraced and mingled with fellow event-goers

Aged-defying: The acclaimed cook drew attention to her remarkably youthful looks

Aged-defying: The acclaimed cook drew attention to her remarkably youthful looks

‘I rather like the chip kebab. So one of my favorites is flatbread, hummus, a bit of lemon zest, some salt, some chips and wrap them up. So wonderful, ‘she said.

While knocking up rich mashed potatoes with butter during a 2020 episode of Cook, Eat, Repeat, Nigella explained to fans, ‘I still need a bit of milk – full fat – which I’ve warmed in the meecro-wah-vey.’

In a series of Twitter posts afterwards, the cookbook author was forced to reply to dozens of fans explaining the microwave joke, adding she hoped that the ‘brouhaha’ would be over.

Playful: At one stage, she was spotted making a number of playful expressions

Playful: At one stage, she was spotted making a number of playful expressions

Popular: The television personality has published several best-selling cookbooks, with her first being 'How to Eat' back in 1998

Popular: The television personality has published several best-selling cookbooks, with her first being ‘How to Eat’ back in 1998

Becoming a household name: Nigella launched her own cooking series on TV, Nigella Bites, on UK's Channel 4 in 1999 which launched her television career

Becoming a household name: Nigella launched her own cooking series on TV, Nigella Bites, on UK’s Channel 4 in 1999 which launched her television career

Abroad: Nigella joined the eighth series of MasterChef Australia in 2016 as a guest judge, and returned for two more seasons

Abroad: Nigella joined the eighth series of MasterChef Australia in 2016 as a guest judge, and returned for two more seasons

Making her presence felt: She returned for the tenth series in 2018 and the eleventh in 2019

Making her presence felt: She returned for the tenth series in 2018 and the eleventh in 2019

Nigella insisted it’s part of her sense of humor to ‘deliberately pronounce things wrong’ and even joked she says Worcester as ‘wusster-shusster’.

Hoping to put an end to the discourse, Nigella tweeted: ‘Well, I do say it like that, but not because I think that’s how it’s actually pronounced’.

She then quote tweeted herself and added: ‘Can this be the end of it now?’

Laughs: It comes after Nigella appeared on The Project on Tuesday evening.  During an interview on the show, she revealed that there are a number of words she pronounces incorrectly for fun, after she sparked controversy for how she says 'microwave'

Laughs: It comes after Nigella appeared on The Project on Tuesday evening. During an interview on the show, she revealed that there are a number of words she pronounces incorrectly for fun, after she sparked controversy for how she says ‘microwave’

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