- Madhur Jaffrey – Indian food go-to guru
- The Flavour Thesaurus by Niki Segnit – Once you’ve got the basics it’s good to check your flavour ideas are on the right track.
- Nigel Slater – Wonderful simple dishes and not wasteful.
- Nigella Lawson – Intuitive and not afraid to stick her hands in.
- Smitten Kitchen – We all know why SK is on this list.
- David Lebovitz – He had me at his recipe for Devil’s Food Cake. It’s the only one I make.
- The Edinburgh Larder – F*cking marvelous scrambled eggs. Everything is awesome. Go there and eat. Repeatedly.