Nigella joins Kiwi chef for masterclass

Last updated 17:48 12/06/2014

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Filming ads at the train station was not all Nigella Lawson got up to in Wellington last month. The celebrity chef was kept company for a day by the capital's own culinary queen, Ruth Pretty.  

Before a Whittaker's social cooking class hosted by Lawson and Pretty, Lawson was the surprise guest at a lunch at Pretty's home.

''With all this happening around her, and after the long hours she had worked on previous days filming a Whittaker's advertisement, Nigella remained gracious, down to earth, fun and interested in the surroundings,'' Pretty says. ''She looked even more beautiful in real life than she does on the screen."

Click here to watch the entire video of the cooking class where Pretty and Lawson make chocolate puddings and talk chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate.

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