Big Bethanie Bake Off: Orana Primary’s Mikayala Richardson named best kid


Mikayla cooks with her gran Christine Scali.
Mikayla cooks with her gran Christine Scali.

WITH her gran by her side, Orana Primary School Student Mikayala Richardson (11) was named the Best Kid at the 2016 Big Bethanie Bake Off .

Plating up a Melanzane Con Salsa, a luxurious Italian dish with eggplant, tomato and cheese, Mikayala and grandmother Christine Scali were just doing what makes them happy – cooking with someone they love.

Held at Burswood Park as part of Have a Go Day, the competition aimed to close the intergenerational gap between our seniors and young people.

Mikayla was one of four finalists from each of the seniors and under-18 categories to cook their favourite family recipe, accompanied by a story reflecting their family’s life, culture and history.