What are your favorite ingredients and tools? I have a strong liking for vegetables. I grew up in a rural village in northeastern France where everyone has a vegetable garden and fruit trees at the back of their house. Food is everywhere in my upbringing and culture. I've learned to eagerly anticipate les premiers radis (the first radishes), peas, watercress, cherries, apples and strawberries of the season. And eggs—Did I tell you my grandparents were farmers? Maybe that's why I love to shoot raw ingredients like these so much, and highlight the natural beauty you can find in their natural shapes and colors. They inspire my cooking and photography tremendously. In my kitchen, my favorite tool would definitely be a mandoline, and lots of different mold shapes and plates and cups to make food stand out on the plate. I am a serious prop collector! We eat with your eyes first, right?