For our first new Ask A Silly Question interview in six (six!) years, we called up fast-rising singer Kyla La Grange to chat about mock duck, running - on tracks and away from home - and her “miserable” debut album, Ashes (out 30 July).

Hello Kyla, how are you?
I’m good, thanks. We’re in Carlisle on our way to a radio session in Glasgow and we just bought some macaroni pies, so we feel pretty disgusting.

What is the best thing you can cook?
It’s called Mock Duck. It’s fake duck. It sounds horrible, but it’s really, really nice.

What makes up the fake duck bit?
It’s fried gluten, which comes in a tin. But I make it with a really nice sauce and stir fry veg. The sauce is really the good bit.

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