Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, Lawyer, food blogger
The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking
How to Eat by Nigella Lawson (1998)
Most memorable food you ate in childhood
Squid in ink with white rice
Your favourite food shop
Brindisa in Borough Market (The Floral Hall, Stoney Street, London SE1)
Most memorable meal in film/literature/painting
Your worst kitchen disaster
The first thing you taught your children to cook/ and or were taught yourself
What would you like your final meal to be?
Pata negra ham and Ribera del Duero wine
What is your secret talent [in or out of the kitchen]?
Knowing how to move on
What did you eat for breakfast today?
Today, and yesterday and the day before yesterday …: a soft boiled egg ( 5 minutes, no more no less), a natural yogurt and a dark coffee
Which seasonal food do you most look forward to?
Red peppers – I love roasting them and serving them with oil, salt and vinegar.
Most Over-rated/ under-rated food/seasoning/gadget
Gadget: Over rated: Bread maker. Under-rated: vegetable peeler
Food: under-rated: onions. Over rated: coconut oil… and Hellman’s mayonnaise!
Made in Spain by Miriam Gonzalez Durantez is out now, published by Hodder & Stoughton £25, www.hodder.co.uk