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French baking secrets: A Gabriel Gaté-inspired office bake-off

Having grown up in the Loire Valley with 50 fruit trees in his garden, Gabriel is nostalgic when it comes to using fresh fruit in his recipes. When I interviewed him earlier in the month he said that he believed that in Australia we don’t make the most of our fresh fruit in desserts enough.

Gastronomie |

Interview: Gabriel Gate – heavily accented French desserts

Writing a book is a beautiful exercise and an evolution in itself. You have to do lots of research, testing and constantly have to learn new techniques. It’s almost like doing a PhD; you have to come up with something new and exciting. But cooking is something that is yours and that is why it is so special.