Interviews

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

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

Peter Gordon – The New Zealand chef whips up three great dishes from his new cookbook and recalls food adventures in Southeast Asia and turning Madonna away from the Sugar Club

Lillie O’Brien – The owner of London Borough of Jam whips up raspberry fool for breakfast in Hackney, recalls her doughnut-making days at St John and talks about setting up her own company

Jeremy Lee – The inimitable chef at Quo Vadis whisks us around Broadway Market, then back home for a hearty lunch and tales of his Scottish upbringing and London adventures

Johan Widing – This organic farmer supplies some of the best restaurants in the south of Sweden. He roasts us a white leghorn chicken for lunch and takes us on a tour of his amazingly diverse gardens

Georgina Yescas – The owner of Lactography, our favourite Mexico City cheesemonger, makes dinner with six different types of cheese and recalls winning gold at the World Cheese Awards

Albert France Lanord – The Paris-born architect, who cooks only French food at home, prepares rabbit and tarte au citron at his beautiful Stockholm apartment and discusses the art of designing restaurants

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