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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

From Entrée to Sweet Treat: Exploring the Versatility of California Raisins

Recently I attended the Flavours of Festivity: Epicurean Delights for Raya, a pre-Ramadan celebra,on hosted by California Raisins at Texture by C3 Lab in Atria Shopping Mall. 

Upon arriving, I was impressed by the diverse ways California Raisins could be enjoyed during the festive Ramadan season, showcasing their versatility and everyday appeal, whether in cooking, baking, or crafting a delicious drink. 

The event started with a captivating introduction to California Raisins, exploring how they journey from vineyards to our tables, adding flavor to both special occasions and everyday meals. 

Loved for their sweetness and health benefits, California Raisins were the star of the show, enchanting everyone with their versatility and deliciousness.

As I arrived, I was greeted by the aroma of pastries and drinks featuring California Raisins. I headed to the Raisin Garden, where I explored the diverse varieties, savoring their unique flavors and
textures. It was an immersive experience highlighting the culinary potential of raisins.

This Vegan Milkshake made with California Raisins is absolutely delicious! It would be great to see it available in cafes!

We enjoyed a variety of culinary creations featuring raisins, presented by two well-known pastry chefs from Malaysia. These demonstrations offered innovative recipe ideas, combining traditional Raya flavors with modern culinary methods.

Chef Aison is a skilled artisan baker with a rich culinary background, celebrated for his creativity in crafting artisanal baked goods. 

He showcased his talent by creating several unique pastries featuring California Raisins, such as California Raisin Hazelnut Babka, California Raisin Kouign-Amann, and California Raisin Carrot Cinnabon.

On the other hand, Chef Lawrence Bobo, nicknamed 'The Mad Scientist' for his innovative approach to pastries and confectioneries, brought his expertise in patisserie to the table. 

He crafted a series of delectable treats including California Raisin Apple Tarte Tatin, California Raisin Chocolate Orange Cake, and California Raisin Vanilla Petit Gateau.

During lunch, we had the chance to indulge in a full epicurean experience.

We started with a refreshing California Raisin & Calamansi Spritzer and a California Raisin Waldorf Salad as an appetizer. 

For the main course, we were treated to delicious hot dishes and bakes featuring California Raisins. 

This Nasi Berani with raisin served with juicy grilled chicken is absolutely my favourite!

The meal concluded on a sweet note with a mouthwatering California Raisin Apple Tarte Tatin, followed by delightful California Raisin Chocolate Cake 

And California Raisin Vanilla Cake as the grand finale of our lunch!

Thanks to these two talented chefs for serving us delicious food infused with California raisins!

As the event came to an end, each of us was handed a tote bag filled with California Raisin snacks to take home. We also received booklets featuring recipes from Chef Aison and Chef Lawrence Bobo, giving us the chance to try making these delicious treats ourselves. 

The event really emphasized how incorporating California Raisins into our daily diets, especially during festive seasons, can have lifestyle benefits. As a natural sweetener and easy snack, they perfectly suit the preferences of health-conscious individuals like me.

Flavors of Festivity wasn't just about showing off delicious food; it was about celebrating the balanced and joyful lifestyle that California Raisins support. I left feeling inspired, excited to add the rich, natural sweetness of California Raisins to my upcoming festive celebrations.

California Raisins are a staple in my kitchen because of their premium quality and versatility. They're a wholesome alternative to processed sugars, making them perfect for both festive feasts and everyday cooking. Try them out today!

Thank you California Raisins for having us! 
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