The exotic Deepavali hamper at Courtyard by Marriott ensnared the ladies to head straight to the Chef’s kitchen and explore his secret bag of culinary expertise and astound the guests with more varieties of delectable delicacies. The interested participants were all geared to don the Chef’s hat and tried hands on Deepavali delicacies making the whole session more interactive and vivacious.
Executive Chef Suresh had enlisted around 7 recipes for the ladies, capturing the real taste of the occasion. The signature dishes included were:
• Truffle centered home made chocolates
• Walnut Brownies with Bourbon
• Marzipan candies
• Mini apple and cinnamon pies
• Candied orange and lemon peel Panettones
• Home made cookies / Nankhatais
• Chocolate truffle cake
Suresh Thampy, Executive Chef, Courtyard by Marriott said, “Cook and dine concept has its own unique way of organizing these sessions once a week, as we want ladies to imbibe the knack of preparing any kind of cuisine with a help of cooking professional. In this line, now we practically exposed them to try making these delicacies at home. The recipes were chosen to give a flavor of the season and the dynamism that the cultural extravaganza possesses. It’s great to see such enthusiasm among ladies who have yearn to learn new cuisines.”
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