Favourite food to cook: Custards and puddings
Zee’s inspiration for cooking and baking comes from family. Learning from grandparents, Zee has developed a true talent in the kitchen. A deep love for bees has also influenced Zee’s recipes as honey is often infused into Zee’s creations. Zee’s artistic side is not only expressed through cooking and baking, but also in handcrafted jewelry making. Next on Zee’s culinary goals is to master the art of creating specialty hot beverages and to one day open a café/restaurant.
Favourite food to cook: Pulled Louisiana chipotle chicken with broccoli and cauliflower
Josh has grown up cooking with his mother and grandmother. His love for cooking started with family and he takes great pride in being able to share his increasing knowledge and skill with his family. Josh’s dream is to own his own specialty sandwich shop that focuses on serving natural, high quality and local ingredients with seasonal features. The possibilities are endless when it comes to gourmet sandwich making and Josh hopes to succeed in bringing those possibilities to Haliburton County. When Josh isn’t creating in the kitchen you’ll probably find him playing video games or spending time with his mother.
Favourite food to cook: Mac & Cheese
Katie started cooking when she was young, helping her dad in the kitchen and her grandma prepare Sunday dinners. As she continues to learn new recipes and cooking techniques, she is developing more confidence being creative with food and starting to experiment with baking. Katie loves nature, hiking and fishing. After graduating from Cook It Up, Katie hopes to continue to be part of SIRCH doing something that has a real impact and supports community members.