Year of the Rooster-themed roll cakes too cute to eat ♡ Don’t miss out!

19.December.2016 | FOOD

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. Therefore, RIHGA Royal Hotel in Tokyo will sell roll cakes at their Gourmet Shop Melissa to spread the fortune the rooster brings! The roll cakes will be sold every day for an 11 day period from Friday 30th December 2016 〜 9th January 2017, not including Mondays and national holidays. A maximum of 10 roll cakes will be sold per day.

 

The roll cake is themed around roosting chickens to represent the Year of the Rooster that 2017 brings!

It’s The “Kometama” eggs that are used to make the roll cake which makes it so special. The beautiful egg yolk tinge to the colour of the cake is made using eggs from chickens which were raised on rice. Baked white sponge cake is jam-packed with fresh cream and rolled into a perfect log shape. Chestnut cream and thin chocolate shavings are then carefully used to decorate the top of the roll cake to create the image of a nest. One by one, a mother hen and her 6 baby chicks (made of meringue) are placed on top of the roll cake to finish the beautiful design.

 

The Japanese word “tori” means “rooster” but is also associated with the word “torikomu” which means to gain, therefore this roll cake serves up more goodness than you can imagine! Chef Isawa created this roll cake, designing the chickens and chicks to carry his wishes for a lively and healthy 2017 brimming with vigour and energy.

 

This roll cake is perfect for a family get-together treat or New Year’s present!

 

■Information

Name of product:Shiawase “Tori” Komu! Roll Cake「幸せ『とり』こむ!ロールケーキ」
Price: ¥2,017(tax included)
Size: 7cm diameter, 16cm long
Available stores: RIHGA Royal Hotel Tokyo 1st floor – Gourmet Shop Melissa (Open 10:00~20:30)
Period of sale:30th December 2016(Friday)~ 9th January 2017(Excluding Monday & National holidays)
Order limitation: No later than 3 days prior to date of collection

A limit of 10 roll cakes will be made per day

Reservations & queries: RIHGA Royal Hotel Tokyo Melissa TEL: 03-5285-1121(Representative) http://www.rihga.co.jp/tokyo/index.html

 

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