Celebrity Chef Nigella Lawson Baffles Internet with Odd Pronunciation of Microwave

The internet can’t get enough of the way Nigella Lawson pronounces ‘microwave.’

During an episode of her show, Cook, Eat, Repeat, the celeb chef cooked black-pudding meatballs with fatty milk.

At one moment, she revealed that she had heated full-fat milk in the microwave. Only she says it as: “mee-crowe-wahv-ay.”


Well, Nigella responded when one fan asked about it, she replied: “I know. On purpose.”


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She told another fan, “Well, I do say it like that, but not because that’s how I think it’s actually pronounced. I don’t know. A camp joke that becomes habit.”

Nigella’s rep has even shared a statement on her pronunciation, telling: “In a nutshell, it’s how Nigella refers to the microwave at home.