Cygnett Park Asia holds ‘cake-mixing’ for Christmas

GJ REPORT
JAMMU, DEC 5: Cygnett Park Asia Jammu is celebrating the age-old ceremony of cake mixing, which starts few weeks before Christmas, believing on ritual ‘the more you mix, the merrier will be feast and the God will bless you very fruitful year ahead’.
Speaking on the occasion, the Executive Chef, Naresh Dabral informed, “We are mixing an interesting array of fruits (raisins, glazed red cherries, orange peel tutti-frutti, black currants, dates, dried apricots, figs and prunes), nuts (walnuts, cashew, almond flakes and pistachio) and spices (ground cardamom, cinnamon and cloves) into a huge cauldron. Endless bottles of spirits and syrups like golden syrup and honey were also poured into the mix while a number of gloved hands kneaded the concoction tirelessly.” General Manager of Cygnett Park Asia, Amit K Sood said,”The cake will be prepared with this mix for Christmas eve. The mixing is a ritual which marks start of festive season, especially as our country is the country of festivals where we celebrate cultural diversity of every celebration and every occasion. We wish that the Christmas and coming year would be full of happiness to all of our guests. We have planned a lot of activities like ‘Thanks-giving dinner or Christmas eve- Turkey dinner’, Christmas Brunch, Special dinner on New Year eve and much more which will be announced soon.”
On the occasion, he expressed gratitude towards Sardarni Manjeet Anand alongwith other dignitaries of the city for their presence.