Cakes that will take you around City of Palaces

At Food Mela

Cakes that will take you around City of Palaces

Food Mela, one of the major crowd pullers of Naada Habba Dasara this time, not only caters to your hunger pangs, but will also take you on a tour of the city.

Cakes, the pick of foodies, form the backdrop of every tourist places in and around the city. At a high resolution photo cake show organised by Dolphin Bakery at Scouts and Guides grounds, Amba Vilas Palace, which takes primacy in the itinerary of every tourists, was also the show stopper here.

The show begins with the photo cake of the majestic building seen through Jayamarthanda Gate followed by the illumination of the imposing structure, Jamboo Savari (of 2010), a portrait of dewan of erstwhile Mysore Sir M Visvesvaraya, KRS dam, Jayamathanda Gate and so on.

Edible sugar

A bakery worker at the stall said that all the cakes displayed weigh 200 kg. The top of the cakes have been covered with edible sugar sheets on which the photos have been printed.

Though, it is not harmful to consume, the cakes after the mela will be disposed, he added. The stall will be open till the mela remains open from 12 noon to 10.30 pm till October 12, the concluding day of the food mela.

The show also highlights the significance of communal harmony -- cakes of Goddess Chamundeshwari Temple at Chamundi Hill, Masjid-E-Azam mosque (on Ashoka road) and St Philomena’s Church have been neatly arranged on a platter. 

Champion

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and former CM D Devaraj Urs, hailed as the champion of backward classes also find place in this exhibit of cakes.

The erstwhile Mysore city, the newly constructed palace with portico in black and white, and copper coins minted during the reign of Krishnaraja Wadiyar (1799-1810), will please those with a nose for history.

The lineage of Wadiyars from Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar to his nephew Jayachamaraja Wadiyar and the scion Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar with his wife Pramodadevi Wadiyar also take shape on cakes.

Chhota Bheem and his friends, the new age comic characters among others had the children eating out of their fingers.

Cakes and snacks are also on sale at the Mela.

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