EVER since she was six-years-old, Freya Downie knew what she wanted to do with her life – and that was to cook.
“I always loved watching Master Chef on television and I think that’s where my passion first came from,” the 13-year-old said.
“So for my sixth birthday, my parents gave me a chef’s hat and apron – two-days later, I had made my first tiramisu and I was so proud of it.
“I just love the creativity that comes with cooking and I just knew it was something that I wanted to do.”
Fast-forward several years and the Friends School year seven student has held on tight to her dream of succeeding in the culinary industry.
By lucky happenstance, Freya ran into Sweet Envy’s Alistair Wise during a visit to the State Cinema late last year – an event that would see her realise her potential much sooner than anticipated.
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