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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Just five days to go before Mid-Autumn Festival! Have you all prepared your mooncakes for this Sunday’s (September 30) celebration? Received quite a few samples of mooncakes this year, and Crystal Jade’s selection is one of the more unique offerings. Particularly memorable are the yogurt pudding mooncakes, newly launched this year.
Next to Chinese New Year, the other most important festival in the lunar calendar has got to be Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节. This year, Mid-Autumn Festival aka Mooncake Festival falls on Sunday, 30 September 2012 (15th day of 8th lunar month). The reason why I’m always excited about Mid-Autumn Festival is the array of wonderful mooncakes [...]
Happy Mid-Autumn Festival, dear friends! Yes, today’s the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, the day when the moon is supposedly the fullest and brightest of the year. Though I’m not a big fan of mooncakes, I look forward to seeing new flavors of mooncakes every year. It’s amazing how the hotels, restaurants, and [...]
Posted in Eat-Out: Desserts, Pastries, Snacks on Sep 26th, 2009
I knew that Kia Hiang has a long history, but never knew that they were the first to introduce durian mooncake. Or so they claim. They also claim to be the innovator of bak-kwa 肉干 (barbequed pork jerky) mooncake, which I’ve reviewed for inSing.com as one of 5 innovative mooncakes of 2009. This post will [...]