Kate, 8 years old
Kate, who has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, is extremely passionate about cooking. Kate is a true foodie and likes things that even some adults won’t eat, such as raw oysters and cheeseboard platters. She has a very developed palate for her age!
Kate has been lucky enough to already meet Gordon Ramsey and Nigella Lawson, so Ray McVinnie from MasterChef New Zealand came to the party and invited Kate to cook with him in his private kitchen at his Auckland home. Ray was very welcoming and had prepared some special recipes for Kate to try out. Kate and Ray formed a unique bond straight away and together they made schnitzel with Asian slaw, topped off with a yummy chocolate cake for dessert. We look forward to sampling some of Kate’s new recipes in the future!