Fun at The Fern

Sakal Times
Thursday, 21 February 2019

Those attending the workshop got an opportunity to bake with Prachi Kawade, senior chocolate and pastry chef at The Fern, Amanora. They learnt how to make cookies, pistachio financier, four types of cupcakes with different frostings and lot more. 

The second in the series of fundraiser chocolate making workshops organised by Social For Action, a Maharashtra-based not-for-profit initiative, was held at Amanora - The Fern Hotels & Club Pune, Hadapsar on February 16. 

Those attending the workshop got an opportunity to bake with Prachi Kawade, senior chocolate and pastry chef at The Fern, Amanora. They learnt how to make cookies, pistachio financier, four types of cupcakes with different frostings and lot more. 

We caught up with a few participants and here’s what they said:

“I guess I have learnt a lot. Had great desserts. Money well spent for a good cause and it was well taught too.” 
— Saumya

“Very nice experience. Learnt a new item called pistachio financiers. Got to know a new technique of making cupcakes.” 
— Nidhi Gupta

“It was really amazing. Had a really nice time and got to learn professional baking.”
—Amrita

“I am a non baker and by attending this workshop, I can surely say that I can bake a cake and cookie from today onwards. Thanks to Prachi and her team and of course The Fern hotel  we learnt baking cakes along with cookies. Looking forward to attending some more workshops like this.” 
—Lavina Tupe

“The experience was great with Social For Action. Happy to participate for a good cause. Lots of people participated and asked me good questions. This is my first experience which has been a success and I thank all of you.” 
—Chef Prachi

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