Mid-Autumn Festival 2014: Mooncakes from Man Fu Yuan, InterContinental Singapore

One of the most significant Chinese celebrations is Mid Autumn Festival. This year, it falls on 8 September 2014 (15th day of the 8th lunar month). As usual, we’re going to be spoilt for choice when it comes to purchasing mooncakes. As I receive information for mooncake promotions, I’ll publish them on this blog for… 

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Eatzi Gourmet Bakery Mother’s Day cake 2014: Mango Chocolate Surprise

And so, the marketing rep from JP Pepperdine (which manages Jack’s Place restaurants, Restaurant Hoshigaoka, and Eatzi Gourmet) wrote me this nice email. Eatzi: Hi, Julia! We’re launching 3 cakes for Mother’s Day this year. Would you like to try our Mango Loaf Cake? Me: Oh, we’ve already tried the Mango Mousse Supreme last year,… 

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Artisan Boulangerie Co.

After lunch at Real Food, we went over next door to the newly opened Artisan Boulangerie Co. for dessert and coffee. Headed by award-winning baker Eran Mayer who sold his successful bakery business in Paris to relocate to Singapore with his family, Artisan Boulangerie Co. (ABC for short) is the latest addition to our growing… 

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Crispy skin yam mooncake 脆皮芋泥月饼 from Garden Pastry & Cake

It’s raining mooncakes! Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 19 September (next Thursday) this year, which means it’s just 9 days away. My Instagram feed is flooded with images of gorgeous mooncakes of all kinds, mostly the traditional Cantonese-style baked type as well as the modern snowskin version. My mother-in-law’s favorite is the Teochew flaky skin yam… 

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