PEOPLE: Lauren Stephens
Name: L B Stephens
Favourite Number: 88888888
First thing you did this morning? Put the kettle on the stove then jump in the shower.
What does 'wellness' mean to you? Balance in all departments; moderation.
Three things that can always be found in your kitchen cupboard? Ayurvedic Pitta tea, peanut butter, wild table linen.
Favourite kitchen utensil? Alessandro Mendini Alessi corkscrew.
Currently reading? El Internacional (1984-1986) New York's Archaeological Sandwich; the book documents 'El Internacional,' a restaurant and cultural artefact opened by artist Antoni Miralda and chef Montse Guillén in 1980s New York.
Currently browsing (.com)? https://www.fondazioneslowfood.com/en/what-we-do/the-ark-of-taste/ The Ark of Taste (part of Slow Food International) is committed to documenting the endangered and rare foods of the world.
Favourite breakfast food? Chao bo (Vietnamese beef congee) with lots of ginger and corriander.
An album/mix that calms your nervous system? Visible Cloaks - Music Interiors Vol. 2: Interni Italiani
An album/mix that hypes you up? A Guy Called Gerald - Radio 1 Essential Mix (7th Oct 1995)
Most commonly used apps on your phone? Apple Music/SoundCloud, myNoise, Notes.
Favourite form of movement/exercise? Reformer pilates, but also walking when the surroundings are right.
Nighttime rituals? Listening to sounds of rain to incite sleep.
I feel most creatively fulfilled when... Both my stomach and mind have gorged.
I'm currently working on... A series of Long Prawn events focused on humble, deep thinking around food; nonna knowledge, flavour over followers.