MUSSOORIE: Nov 20
An old tradition of Queen of hills was revived with Jaypee Residency Manor organizing a traditional cake mixing ceremony here on Monday.
With Christmas and New Year round the corner, cake mixing ceremony saw large number of Mussoorie residents and tourists rushing to Jaypee Residency Manor to be part of the occasion.
During the ceremony, Chef Tanuj Nayyar – Executive Chef, Jaypee Residency Manor guided the guests to mix an array of ingredients including Black currant, Golden Apricot, Rum Soaked Figs, Drunk Resins, Dates, Candied Orange Peel, Candied Ginger, Dry Cherries, Tutti Frutti and Candied Pumpkin, along with Rum & Brandy to make the perfect Christmas cake.
“Christmas is no fun without the traditional Christmas cake and making this cake is no quick and easy task. Preparations begin months in advance. During this ceremony, the chefs and all our executives participate in this ritual. We consider this a ritual to usher in the festive season, the good tidings, happiness and lots of Christmas cakes” expresses Chef Tanuj.
Commenting on the occasion, Anil Sharma Vice President Jaypee Residency Manor Mussoorie, says, “Festivals break all boundaries and brings people together in celebration. The Christmas cake mixing dates back ages ago and in keeping with this tradition, we at Jaypee Residency Manor Mussoorie decided to host this customary party with a few of our close friends.”
For those of who haven’t yet got their fingers in the traditional cake mixing pot, it’s the time of the year to gear yourself up to enjoy the fruits of your labour during this Christmas season.