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Elisabeth Luard – Over a lunch of potato salad and pimientos, the revered food writer talks about hallucinogenic tea in Uruguay, the importance of Spanish cuisine and why painting is the key to her writing

Warm New Potato Salad With Tomatoes, Cucumbers & Eggs – “A very variable recipe – as is most of my cooking. Possible inclusions or replacements are diced apple or fennel or radish; walnuts or toasted pine kernels or almonds; conserved

Elisabeth Luard’s London Address Book – The food writer recommends an exuberant and inexpensive Persian restaurant in Chiswick, a grand Soho institution and a brilliant west London farmers' market

Inside Elisabeth Luard’s Kitchen – The author of European Peasant Cookery selects a potent South American tea, a tiled Andalusian table and five favourite food books

Tim Hayward – The energetic food writer and broadcaster makes us a hearty lunch of salsiccia and lentils, professes his great love of American diners and explains how an English spy novelist got him into cooking

Tim Hayward’s Cambridge & London Address Book – The author and broadcaster on a burger obsessive in Cambridge, a Jewish-style deli in Hoxton and a "phenomenal" Chinese supermarket

Salsiccia con Lenticchie (Italian sausages with lentils) – “This dish seemed to crop up in all sorts of restaurants when I first moved to London, places like St John, The Quality Chop House and the Eagle. For one,

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

Rosamund Young – The farmer and author makes roast beef and a mulberry flan for lunch, reflects on her desire for self-sufficiency and takes us to meet her famous herd of cows

Mulberry & Apple Flan – “A long time ago King James I made a law that all his noblemen had to plant mulberry trees because he thought he could start a British silk industry; it

Rosamund Young’s West of England Address Book – The farmer and author of The Secret Life of Cows on a fabulous organic veg box, her local milk supplier and a massive natural grocery store

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"

Tom Jaine – The food writer and publisher assembles lunch at his Devon smallholding, recalls his upbringing at a revolutionary restaurant and admits to his 12-a-day instant coffee habit

Tom Jaine’s Devon (And Beyond) Address Book – The food writer and publisher on "one of the great British chefs", a good place to find calf’s liver, and Totnes’ most toothsome loaves

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

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