What was your best subject at school?
I loved English and maths
What was your first job in catering? I worked at a delicatessen that also did catering. I loved it!
What do you normally have for breakfast? Porridge
What do you do to relax? I go to sleep
What's your favourite hotel? Hotel Neri in Barcelona
What is your favourite drink? Genmaicha tea
Which ingredient do you hate the most? Kidneys
Are there any foods that you refuse to cook with?
What flavour combinations â¨do you detest? There are not many combinations I detest,â¨but lack of seasoning â¨is a pet hate of mine
What do you always carry â¨with you? Hand cream, but I never remember to use it
Which person gave you the greatest inspiration? Peter Gordon
Tell us a secret… I love the hotdogs â¨at Ikea
What is your favourite prepared product? Chorizo
If not yourself, â¨who would you rather have been? It doesn't get any better than this!
If you had not gone into catering, where do you think you wouldâ¨be now? In New Zealand
Who would play you in a film about your life? Uma Thurman
Cast away â¨on a desert island, what luxury would you take? My radio
Who would be in your fantasy brigade? Giancarlo Vatteroni, Dehesa; â¨Sarah Conway, Ponsonby Road Bistro; and Robert Mcleary and Elaine Murzi, both from the â¨Modern Pantry