Chef Allegra McEvedy loves her knives, all 100 of them, each with a story to tell. Though it's hard to say what she likes more: her vast collection of knives or her world travels on which she collects these specimens of international chefdom.
Broaden the selection and give options, because really you never know what they might want to try and might like to eat. Would you think a one-year old would like spicy food, or salad if they won't eat broccoli?
Today a lot of my inspiration in the kitchen is rooted in what I learned from my grandparents. When my grandmother prepared her nopales salad she would start by picking the cactus paddles from her yard.