A Rich History of Cake Traditions

Apr 24 06:55 2015 Pramod Sharma P Print This Article

Cakes area delicacy enjoyed by all people. They have a long history and deep connection with men. Used in many ancient rituals and religious occasions, they remain as popular and essential in modern Day festivities too.

Everyone enjoys a bit of cake during celebratory events like birthdays and weddings and even at home. We sink our teeth into a bit of this sumptuous,Guest Posting sweet and decadent indulgence whenever we feel like giving ourselves a treat.

Cakes have a rich and distinct history which is rich with rituals and symbolisms. Modern day cake celebrations are an amalgamation from different cultures and countries from all over the world. The ancient Egyptians are considered to be the first culture to show evidence of baking skills and interest. They were probably fed up with game meat and wanted to try something new. However, they were more bread-like and instead of sugar honey. The word cake comes from the Norse word "kaka" and is of Viking origin. Cakes play a major part in various religious customs and rituals. In olden times, people used cakes as offerings to gods and spirits. The Chinese celebrate have moon cakes to honor their moon goddess. This tradition continues up to today during the Harvest Moon festival. Ancient Celts had a custom of rolling cakes down a hill during the Beltane festival held on the first day of spring to imitate solar movement. With such a rich history and social significance, cakes remain such an important part of our lives in celebrations and during festivals such as Christmas, weddings and birthdays.

 In olden times, cakes were only affordable by the wealthy, upper class due to the high-priced ingredients. With the onset of time, food and baking utensils became more accessible and affordable. The cost of cakes went down considerably and the number of cakes produced went up and nowadays we have a variety of cakes in various, flavors and sizes for almost every occasion

Cakes symbolize celebrations and festivities. It reflects your love and the importance of the person you bought it for. Cakes were specially prize items of gifts in ancient times due to their rarity and high production costs. Although they are not as expensive today, the message still remains the same. Cake gifting is a way to show someone you care, they are meant for our loved ones. But it does not call for specific occasions to present them as gifts. They can be gifted anytime as a simple message of love and a reminder that you miss them. Distance is of no matter nowadays as you can arrange a cake delivery in Dubai or any other destinations in the UAE anytime and from anywhere. Online sites provide specialized Cake Delivery Dubai Services and you can complement your cake gift cakes with a flower delivery in Dubai. Cakes and flowers are the ultimate combination of gifts meant to delight both the eyes and the palate.

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Pramod Sharma P
Pramod Sharma P

I love to write articles pertaining to cakes, online gifting ideas and many more to list. On this particular Article I have discussed about online cake and flower delivery Dubai and from where to buy and send online cake and flowers.

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