Siliguri, November 30, 2019: COSMOS Mall: It’s not yet Christmas, but the intoxicating aroma of the Cake Mixing Ceremony at Cosmos Mall, Siliguri, brought alive the rich tradition and unveiled the spirit of this Festive Season.
Spreading the cheer, with the Chefs from Royal Sarovar Portico, Siliguri, the ceremony invited the participation of all media friends, authorities and in-house shoppers dressed in typical Chefs attire of hats and aprons, amidst tradition and fanfare. Guests and colleagues together rolled up their sleeves and put their hands in the mixing pots to make the perfect Christmas cake.
An interesting array of fruits, including raisins, glazed red cherries, orange peel, tutti frutti, black currants, dates, figs, dried apricots, figs, prunes and nuts like walnuts, cashew, almond flakes and pistachio, along with spices such as ground cardamom, cinnamon and cloves were poured into a huge boat shaped cauldron.
After the traditional “Cake Mixing Ceremony”, the mixture was put into airtight bags and left to mature, for a month, till around Christmas, after which, it will be blended with the cake-batter and baked.
Over the years, “Cake Mixing” has become a sacred ritual and is an occasion one looks forward to. This year the festive celebration at Cosmos Mall, Siliguri is sure to create everlasting memories.