The Gannet Q&A

We ask people a series of questions (some regular, some off-the-cuff) about their various food experiences

The Gannet Q&A: Laura Freeman – The author of The Reading Cure on her greatest hits recipe compilation, the secret ingredient for the perfect breakfast and her restaurant pet hate

The Gannet Q&A: Stephen Toman – The chef at Ox in Belfast on "mindblowing" meals in Copenhagen, his grandmother's vegetable broth and the tune that gets things going in the kitchen

The Gannet Q&A: Korsha Wilson – The food writer and podcast host on her cookbook conversion, Maryland blue crabs for dinner, and a deep-seated hatred of peanut butter

The Gannet Q&A: Enrico Vignoli – The chef and food impresario talks about memorable Easter lunches at his grandmother's house, a failsafe pasta dish and his favourite Italian salami producers

The Gannet Q&A: Mayukh Sen – The food writer on disappointment and joy in Indian restaurants, the evils of cardamom pods in rice, and the discontinued cookie that haunts his dreams

The Gannet Q&A: Jenny Linford – The author of The Missing Ingredient on family meals in Singapore, breakfast on a marble-topped bar in Florence, and a hero of the British cheese world

The Gannet Q&A: Emily Nunn – The author of The Comfort Food Diaries relives a traumatic meal in Barcelona, explains why she can't stand seared foie gras, and celebrates the joys of coffee in the morning

The Gannet Q&A: Soleil Ho – The food writer and podcast host on campy musicals in the kitchen, her favourite restaurant in the world (no contest) and the evils of green peppers

The Gannet Q&A: Noah Rothbaum – The New York drinks writer on his favourite Manhattan diner, the sour formula and a drink that goes with (almost) everything

The Gannet Q&A: Claire Thomson – The chef & food writer on a high-speed pasta mission in Naples, the electric street food scene in Chengdu and an ingenious use for oyster shells

The Gannet Q&A: J Kenji López-Alt – The science-focused food writer on unforgettable tapas in Spain, the book he's used so much it's falling apart, and making a mean roast chicken

The Gannet Q&A: Gabriela Fernández Orantes – Gabriela Fernández Orantes is a biochemical engineer and the co-founder of restaurant Itanoní in Oaxaca. She was born in Mexico City and lived all over the country as a child,

The Gannet Q&A: Rachel McCormack – The food writer and broadcaster on falling in love with Spanish food, pairing whisky with oysters, and her fantasy gazpacho

The Gannet Q&A: Meera Sodha – The food writer on tea-smoked chicken in Darjeeling, the joys of fridge bingo, and her number-one restaurant pet hate

The Gannet Q&A: Valeria Necchio – The Venetian food writer on her grandmother's Sunday lunches, her two favourite restaurants in the world, and how she can't imagine life without lemons

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