Nigella Lawson praised for ‘perfectly trolling’ Trump with Bitter Orange Tart recipe

Nigella’s recipe of the day is hilarious (Image: Dave Benett/Getty Images)

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Today is a historic day.

It marks the end of Donald Trump's presidency, as Joe Biden is set to be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, with Kamala Harris as his VP.

Many people are celebrating ahead of the inauguration, including it seems Nigella Lawson.

The 61-year-old cook shares a recipe of the day with her followers each morning and today on January 20, 2021, her chosen dish has caused a bit of a stir, reports Manchester Evening News.

It could just be a coincidence, but fans think she's chosen it to 'troll' Donald Trump.

In a post on Twitter, Nigella revealed the recipe of the day is Bitter Orange Tart, much to the delight of her followers.

The tweet went viral
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She wrote: "Well, yes, Bitter Orange Tart just happens to be #RecipeOfTheDay.

"Apart from anything else, there are more things to make with Seville oranges than marmalade!

"This is not complicated: the base is bashed ginger nuts."

Thousands of people have liked and retweeted her post, with many praising her for sharing it.

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One person replied: "Good choice of recipe selection for today."

Another said: "Purely coincidental that our minds today keep thinking of bitter oranges."

"You absolute legend and glorious queen. Best recipe of the day EVER," proclaimed a third.

Someone else posted: "I love your campiness, but you have demonstrated with this tweet what a skilled and subtle commentator you can be. I don’t often laugh out loud. Thank you."

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"Perfect choice for this historic day," added a different user.

While a sixth responded: "Trolling level: PhD."

"I sit in awe of your shade mastery. It’s amazing to witness," added a seventh.

Another impressed fan joked: "I live for this level of pettiness."

For anyone who is seriously considering giving the recipe a go for themselves at home, Nigella added a tip.

She explained: "I should also let you know that if you don’t have Seville oranges, the recipe also gives the option of using the juice of regular eating oranges and limes.

"Plus, the curd filling is fabulous just on bread or to sandwich a cake."

The full recipe for Bitter Orange Tart can be found on Nigella's website here https://www.nigella.com/recipes/bitter-orange-tart

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