Ludhiana, November 25, 2017: With less than a month left for Christmas and New Year, PCTE Group of Institutes began the celebrations with the cake mixing ceremony. The celebrations witnessed the joy and excitement of students. Whereby cake mixing ceremony is part of an age-old Christmas tradition. It was started in 17th century in Europe, cake mixing is a ritual done all over the world where dry fruits, nuts, etc are mixed with rum,brandy etc.
PCTE Institute of Hotel Management came up with a healthy way of celebrating without compromising the richness and taste of the Christmas cake. The chefs of PCTE IHM added morrabas of Indian Gooseberry (Amla) and Stone Apple morrabas with dry fruits and nuts which provides immense health benefits
The other ingredients like raisins, glazed dates, cherries, plums and nuts like cashews,walnuts and almonds were mixed with fresh orange reduction and generous amount of liquor which will be stored in a container until the festive season which will develop the perfect aroma and taste.
Prof. Anirban Gupta, Dean, PCTE-IHM said that, the nuts will be soaked in liquor for 20 days and the end product will be worth waiting. He also appraised the efforts of the students who participated with full zeal and enthusiasm.
Dr. K.N.S Kang Director General of the college said, “It is important for the students to be familiar with various religion and culture so that they love and respect all the communities and cultures”. He further added that “We want the students to imbibe qualities that would foster academic brilliance, physical development and social responsibility”.