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Gennaro Contaldo: ‘It’s Always Special When You Make Time to Eat With Those Who Matter Most’

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13 June 2019

Gennaro Contaldo

This summer, chef, restaurateur and Jamie Oliver’s best mate Gennaro Contaldo, is hoping to bring a bit of Italian panache to dinnertime.

“Like all Italians, I’m passionate about food and drink, and think eating together is one of the best things friends and family can do,” says Contaldo, 70, who was born in Minori, Italy.

As he teams up with Birra Moretti on a new pop-up restaurant (where you have to bring your own table) we threw some questions at him…

Combining the Magic of Food and Literature: Meet Kate Young

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13 February 2019

Kate Young at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2019

If you were to ask us what are two things we adore most in life, food and literature would most definitely be in the top five...

But we'd have never thought to combine those two loves - unlike Kate Young.

The award-winning food writer and cook is a dedicated bookworm, and her reading inspires her in the kitchen. After mastering the treacle tart from Harry Potter, Kate began blogging her creations and in 2017, received the Blogger of the Year title by the Guild of Food Writers.