Things

Key ingredients, prized objects and well-thumbed cookbooks from our interviewees’ kitchens

Inside Sam Gleeson and Niamh Fox’s Kitchen – The furniture maker and chef pick out one of Ireland's best beers, a curious metal gadget for scraping coconuts, and a favourite Jamie Oliver book

Inside Rachel Roddy’s Kitchen – The Rome-based food writer picks out a reliable pasta brand, the kitchen tool she couldn't live without and her six favourite food books

Inside Takashi Miyazaki’s Kitchen – The chef-owner of Miyazaki in Cork picks out a clay barbecue, a surrealist cookbook and the craziest mushroom we've ever seen

Inside Gwen McGrath & Ken Doherty’s Kitchen – The couple behind Assassination Custard pick out veal bacon, a selection of their favourite vermouths, and eight indispensable cookbooks

Inside Tim Hayward’s Kitchen – The author and broadcaster on a "consistently fantastic" coffee blend, a "brilliantly useful" knife from his collection, and the comic strip cookbook he values above all others

Inside Rory O’Connell’s Kitchen – The Ballymaloe cookery teacher on his favourite olive oil, the best way to grate Parmesan and a "really important" cookbook

Inside Shaul Ben-Aderet’s Kitchen – The Blue Rooster chef on fish from the Sea of Galilee, his grandmother's knife (which needs sharpening), and a British cookbook author he respects and admires

Inside Rosamund Young’s Kitchen – The farmer and author on the virtues of beef dripping, her beloved grain mill and a bread book that's been "read to pieces"

Inside Tom Jaine’s Kitchen – The food writer and publisher on his love of Nescafé, a nickel saucepan he rescued from a pig field, and the "most enjoyable" 18th-century cookery book

Inside Alison Roman’s Kitchen – The New York food writer picks out a very useful fruit, some obsession-worthy tableware, and a cookbook that takes her back to California

Inside Asma Khan’s Kitchen – The chef-owner of Darjeeling Express on homemade tamarind water, metal spoons from India and her two favourite South Asian cookbooks

Inside Bea Pérez and Pepe Flórez’s Kitchen – The Bodega Vidas winemakers pick out their favourite comfort food, a powerful local cheese and a great book of Asturian cooking

Inside Zoe Adjonyoh’s Kitchen – The chef and food writer on Ghanaian hot sauce, gaudy fridge magnets and the inspirations for her cookbook

Inside Roger Phillips’ Kitchen – The master of mushrooms on his favourite vegetable, a divisive kitchen gadget and his two most prized food books

Inside Erwin Gegenbauer’s Kitchen – Vienna’s “vinegar pope” on two revelatory types of wheat, a brilliant alternative to olive oil and his favourite Austrian wine

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