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The Astra Kingsbury Bakefest


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By Inshira Shainaz Astra together with Kingsbury unveiled ‘The Astra Kingsbury Bakefest’, an edible mini wonderland that promises to be an experience worth savouring for the whole family on 11 December. Astra Brand Manger Rovini Illukumbura addressing the gathering. (From left) Foods at Unilever Sri Lanka – Category Head Shamara de Silva, The Kingsbury Corporate Communications and Public Relations Manager and The Kingsbury Executive Chef Kithsiri de Silva   Astra Brand Manger Rovini Illukumbura stated: “The Astra Kingsbury Bakefest is open to the public and includes stunning creations of gingerbread houses, candy canes, snowmen, and Christmas trees, made using delicious edible ingredients.” As a special inspiration to encourage families to start baking for the season, Astra has created a calendar of recipes filled with festival delights. From 1 to 25 December, Astra will unlock a delicious, easy-to-bake recipe every day with the hopes of encouraging everyone to bake this season including those who don’t bake often. Foods at Unilever Sri Lanka – Category Head Shamara de Silva stated: “The recipes are unlocked on the Astra Sri Lanka Facebook page, from which the recipe can be downloaded. We are certain that everyone will get into the baking mood with our easy-to-bake recipes.” The Astra Kingsbury Bakefest an edible mini wonderland   Families are welcome to visit the Astra Kingsbury mini wonderland where children can take their pick of candy; there will also be a delectable choice of seasonal fare to be purchased at The Kingsbury’s beautifully-decorated gingerbread house. Astra has a long and close association with children; each child visiting the Astra Kingsbury mini wonderland will have the opportunity to taste the wonderful creations on display and enjoy the seasonal flavours. Astra which was launched in 1967 has been recognised as an iconic brand that promoted the concept of good nutrition being made available to every child. The Kingsbury is an ideal location to celebrate the spirit of the season with its exceptional seasonal decor and a special seasonal calendar that promises to enthral visitors. Pix by Sameera Wijesinghe

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