Interviews

In their home kitchens, people talk about food and other important matters – and cook us a favourite meal

Roger Phillips – The horticulturalist and food writer takes us around his secret London garden, discusses his deep-rooted love of mushrooms and explains why he sleeps in his kitchen

Erwin Gegenbauer – The master vinegar brewer takes us on a tour of his Vienna factory, explains why local produce is “boring” and makes us breakfast featuring his own honey, oil, coffee, beer and cider

Ryan Chetiyawardana – The cocktail pioneer devises an elaborate pairing menu, explains the deceptively simple idea behind his bars, confesses a major food aversion and recalls his favourite ever meal

Esther & Nacho Manzano – The Asturian chefs explain how they created a world-class restaurant in their remote family home, talk us through their crazy work life and make an unconventional hake salad

Anna Koska – The acclaimed food illustrator recalls a riotous bird-filled childhood, takes us around her extraordinary gardens and creates a feast using ingredients she picks up along the way

Clovis & Fingal Ferguson – The food producers at Gubbeen show us around their extraordinary farm (taking in a biodynamic garden, a knife workshop and a smokehouse) and blowtorch a pork belly for lunch

Konstantin & Manuela Filippou – The Vienna restaurateurs recall their wildest food adventures, describe the challenges of opening an ambitious restaurant and school us in the art of the long breakfast

Margot & Fergus Henderson – The owners of Rochelle Canteen and St John barbecue quail for lunch in their garden, discuss the downsides of coriander and recall the first dishes they made for each other

Kylee Newton – The founder of Newton & Pott makes a heavenly cake with one of her jams, talks about the challenges of starting a food business and recalls the meal that wooed her husband

Paul Flynn – The chef at the Tannery makes a brilliantly simple chowder at home and explains how he went from fine dining in London to cooking good, unfussy food in the Irish countryside

Fuchsia Dunlop – The expert on Chinese food prepares a feast from her latest cookbook, shows us her prized kitchen objects (including a watchful food god) and reveals an unexpected food aversion

Severin Corti – The eminent Viennese restaurant critic talks about his years as a chef, makes a revelatory bánh mì with Austrian ingredients and picks his nine favourite restaurants in Vienna

Justin and Jenny Green – Ballyvolane is a very singular country house hotel in the south of Ireland. The owners show us around their gin distillery and make lunch and cocktails with homegrown ingredients

Eduard Tscheppe & Stephanie Tscheppe-Eselböck – The winemakers at Gut Oggau give us a tour of their cellers, lay out a traditional Austrian feast in the courtyard and explain why it’s best to drink wine first thing in the morning

Gustav Knutsson – The head chef of Gothenburg’s Bhoga makes us lunch with fresh vegetables from the market, describes an inspiring meal in Copenhagen and recalls the weirdest things he ate in China

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