Nigella Lawson Expertly Trolled Trump By Releasing A Bitter Orange Tart Recipe Today

The queen of shade!

Chaotic and divisive are just some of the ways you could describe Donald Trump’s first—and hopefully last—presidential term.

It began with pussy-grabbing and ended in a deadly incitement of violence at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.—all muddled together with a thick layer of fake tan and overarching shadow of white supremacy—and now, we can finally say it’s over. 

Joe Biden has been formally sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, while Kamala Harris has made history as the first Black, South Asian, female vice president. 

Following the inauguration, which saw Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Michelle Obama put their best sartorial foot forward, memes from the historical event have since stolen the show. 

Bernie Sanders, dressed in a down jacket and knitted mittens, sat to the side looking as if he had somewhere more pressing to be, while Lady Gaga was likened to Jennifer Lawrence’s Hunger Games character thanks to her epic Daniel Roseberry ensemble.

But if history has taught us anything, it’s that we should have been keeping our eyes on Nigella Lawson—British food writer, television chef, and notorious memester. 

Following an episode of Nigella’s Cook, Eat, Repeat, Lawson made headlines after pronouncing ‘microwave’ as ‘mee-cro-wa-vay’, and while it could very well be the way the famous foodie pronounces the word, many at the time pondered whether or not she had us all fooled.

After all, Lawson has spent the majority of her life in the kitchen. Who knows? Perhaps the ever-so-cheeky chef is watching from her kitchen stove, stirring a pot of pasta and quietly giggling as Twitter loses its mind—while all of us unknowingly tune into her show to see what other quirky words may be uttered incorrectly. 

Taking to Instagram on the day of the inauguration, Lawson did a throwback Thursday for her ‘Recipe of the Day’, sharing a delectable dessert masterpiece from her Simply Nigella cookbook: a Bitter Orange Tart. 

The shade is real, and Twitter was here for it. 

“Well, yes, Bitter Orange Tart just happens to be #RecipeOfTheDay,” Lawson wrote. 

Intrigued by the recipe? Lawson says it’s a fairly easy one, made with oranges on a base of ginger nuts, with curd filling the celebrity chef describes as “fabulous.” 

She also wasn’t the only one who decided to celebrate Trump’s exit from the White House—which, just as a side track, was done so by telling the American people to “have a good life” before walking off to the Village People’s track, “YMCA”. 

Even a reality series cooked up from our wildest dreams couldn’t have been more absurd.

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg—who, despite being only in her teens—would often catch the brunt of Trump’s verbal online attacks. 

Sharing a photo of the former president to Instagram, she wrote: “He seems like a very happy old man looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!” 

Thunberg’s latest troll on Trump was inspired almost word-for-word from a sarcastic tweet from 2019, following the activist calling out world leaders for failing to take climate change action at the U.N. Climate Action Summit. 

“She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future! So nice to see!” Trump, who has since been banned for the social platform, tweet at the time. 

Other celebs took a more sigh-of-relief approach to celebrate Trump’s presidential term ending. Understandable, considering the four-year span saw the first president in United States history impeached twice, more than 400,000 deaths, and countless crimes. 

As Chrissy Teigen said: “We can officially say Donald J Trump is the greatest at being the fucking worst.” 

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