Interviews

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

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

Matthew Young – The chef behind one of London's best new restaurants, Ellory, makes two perfect dishes for a winter's lunch and describes the moment when he finally became interested in food

Marisa Fjärem – The artist and designer makes us an extravagant midsummer feast and talks about bad childhood meals, her giant food sculptures and why she prefers cooking at home

Richard Bertinet – The baker and cookery school owner shows us around his Bath food empire, reflects on the changing fortunes of British and French cuisine and cooks mushroom tartine for breakfast

Daniel Berlin – The chef behind one of Scandinavia’s best restaurants works his magic on the humble cauliflower and talks about escaping the city and going into business with his parents

Neal Bodenheimer – The owner of three great New Orleans bars makes BBQ shrimp for lunch and plies us with extraordinary cocktails. He shows us his address book for the city and picks out his favourite spirits

Anne Lunell & Charles Nystrand – The owners of Koppi, a great Swedish coffee roaster, spend a lazy Sunday afternoon at home making ravioli, discussing caffeine tolerance and recalling their best ever dining experience

Niklas Ekstedt – The acclaimed Swedish chef – famous for cooking with wood fire – puts a turbot on the barbeque for lunch, recalls a bizarre stage at elBulli and takes us snowboarding in his back garden

Maud Zilnyk – The co-owner of Épicerie Générale lays out breakfast with six types of cheese at her apartment in Saint-Germain, recommends some of her favourite foods and explains why she only eats organic

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