Lily Cole loves dinner with friends, travelling on Eurostar and watching movies in bed.
People often think that models just eat half a lettuce leaf a week or something but my ideal weekend starts with dinner with close friends on Friday night. Even though I invite them over, they’ll usually end up cooking with me.
I’m very good at making salads, which probably sounds rather meek and model-like, but they’re fancy salads. I add things like figs, blue cheese and pine nuts. I never follow a recipe – I even make cakes by guessing what is the right amount of flour and the right number of eggs.
What else we have depends on who’s cooking with me. We tried Greek food recently and the other weekend I made a vegetarian curry with my sister – she cooked a ratatouille and I decided at the last minute to throw in some turmeric and coriander and add cloves to the rice she was cooking with it.
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