Nigella Lawson has an impressive repertoire of skills — slicing vegetables wafer-thin, making sexual innuendos with a straight face, and using chopsticks the proper way — but there is one thing that oddly has her tongue-tied. The grand dame of televised cooking (sorry, Mary Berry) pronounces “microwave” as “mee-cro-wah-vay”.
Many laughed it off as a viral sensation while Lawson herself retorted that it was in “good campy fun” — bringing to mind that these microwaveable meals are a solid, fun, and fuss-free option to keep in one’s home-eating repertoire.
Some microwaveable meals (perhaps there is a different term but these ones have been created under the guidance of in-house nutritionists or executive chefs) are built for weight loss; some are built for when one wants something more delicious than the last Domino’s and some are built as culinary training wheels for one to ween off a consistent diet of instant ramen and tinned food.
However, the most important factor in the following curation — they have to taste pretty damn good.
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