Radisson Hotel Kathmandu ushered the fruit soaking event on 2nd November 2018, Friday.
The event was held at Terrace Garden, fourth floor beautiful outdoor venue with a long table set up where the elaborated ingredients were placed in order. The women professional was invited by the hotel to honor the mixing. To name few renowned faces were Pratima Pande, Edwina Logan, Edwina Champy, Suman Nepal, Baba Sarkar, Rita Bhandary amongst other women professionals.
Anu Parajuli, Asst. Manager Sales & Marketing started the event with the announcement of welcome speech and a brief description about the fruit soaking event. She mentioned Radisson has been following the ritual of fruit soaking definite process of putting the ingredients together, mixing them and then waiting till the mixture is ready for baking and distributing to friends, family and relatives. She handed it over to the executive chef Utpal Mondal to accompany and enlighten the attendees about the ingredients and process of mixing.
According to press release issued by Radisson Hotel in Kathmandu, the attendees followed the chef’s guidelines and mixed the comprehensive list of dry fruits with spices, herbs, wine, rum and whisky. The saxophonist and a vocalist singing” jingle bell jingle bell” during the mixing was a cherry on the cake to the event. It is believed that fruit should be soaked and mixed more than a month prior to get the authentic taste and flavor for Christmas cake. Radisson Hotel therefore was the first amongst other hotels to organize the cake mixing this year. Cake-mixing is a harbinger of good tidings and happiness and Radisson Hotel bought together all women professionals from different walk of life to help spread the touch of belonging to all communities. Everyone participated and made merry and the event was fun filled.