Jonathan MacDonald on Formula One, Scottish dining and burnt aubergines

Chef and owner of Glasgow-based restaurant Ox and Finch Jonathan MacDonald has a colourful employment history, having previously worked as head chef for the McLaren Formula 1 team, feeding everyone from engineers to Jay Z. He will open BABA, in partnership with London-based Gorgeous Group, in Edinburgh this October with the aim of introducing the vibrant flavours of the Levant to the Scottish foodie capital.