Fiona Beckett is an award-winning food and drink writer, wine columnist for the Guardian and author of 25 books, most recently Wine Lover’s Kitchen. She also publishes her own website matchingfoodandwine.com and is co-founder of the wine podcast Bâtonnage.
Interview: Mauro Colagreco, Mirazur
He set his heart on becoming a chef at a young age – now Argentine-born Mauro Colagreco has been crowned the world’s best chef. Fiona Beckett discovers the secrets to Mirazur’s astounding success
They've been cultivated for 5,000 years, they're a stable ingredient of every major world cuisine, and they ward off disease. Fiona Beckett salutes the wondrous, ubiquitous onion
Butter has been around for millennia, and it has dozens of forms and thousands of uses. Just don’t keep it in the fridge
Who really understands the myriad complexities of sodium chloride?