It is believed that the moon is at its roundest and brightest on the 15th August of the lunar calendar. On this day, family members gather and feast together as full moon signifies reunion. Mooncakes are a must-have during this reunion, traditionally known as Mid-Autumn Festival. This year, Tao’s Chinese Cuisine’s Master Dim Sum Chef, Chef Lo Tian Sion and his team unveil their mooncake curations themed Orient Lustre. The Orient Lustre series blends classics […]
The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the four most important Chinese festivals. Mid-Autumn Festival is the festive season where families, friends and loved ones gather to celebrate the moments of unity and happiness. Children have fun walking around with traditional handmade paper lanterns lit with candles though these days, such traditional lanterns have become a rarity. Inflated bulb-lit plastic lanterns depicting cartoon characters of the season are now the fad among kids but I don’t […]
The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the four most important Chinese festivals. Mooncakes are regarded as an indispensable delicacy as we celebrate the beauty of the full moon blooming and spend the night moon watching with our family and loved ones. Enchanting stories be told as we gather to celebrate the beauty of Mid-Autumn Festival with mooncakes from the award-winning Tao Chinese Cuisine. This year, Tao’s 10 exquisite mooncake picks include 6 classic baked-skin flavours, 3 […]
Mid-Autumn Festival is the festive season where families, friends and loved ones gather to celebrate the moments of unity and happiness. The Westin Kuala Lumpur presents a range of whimsical mooncakes under the theme of YUÈ this celebrative season, transporting individuals back to the old world charm of lunar worship and the end of summer harvesting celebration. We were privileged to be invited to sample the Westin mooncakes recently. Five Sen5es (Level 1) THE WESTIN […]
The kids missed playing lantern and celebrating the mid autumn festival this year as we were in Bali then but today, we got the chance to feast on mooncakes, play lantern and more at The ARC, Bandar Rimbayu’s Harvest, Joy and Unity Under The Moon in Magical Forest event. This celebration is open to public so we took this golden opportunity to let the kids have some fun. Bandar Rimbayu, Kota Kemuning No.1, Jalan Flora 3, […]
Mooncakes are Chinese pastries traditionally eaten during the mid-autumn festival. It is also an occasion to strengthen the bonds of kinship, friendship and business relationship. The lovely people of Pulai Springs Resort, Johor Bahru is aware how much the boys love mooncakes and has taken the trouble to send some to us. Qing Palace Chinese Restaurant pride themselves with 6 exciting flavours this year comprising signature items and new creations like Black Sesame White Lotus Single Yolk, Jade […]
Mid-Autumn Festival is this Sunday. Just as we’ve got our lanterns ready, a surprise delivery arrived at our doorstep last Saturday. To our delight, we received this package from D’King, a premium durian mooncake brand. Took a peek inside and saw two boxes of Vegetarian Snow Skin Musang King durian mooncakes. Individually wrapped, there are FOUR packs in each styrofoam box to retain its coldness. Beautifully handmade, with no preservatives and artificial flavouring added hence we […]
I am over the moon because I just won myself some mooncakes, 4 to be exact. I saw the contest being posted on their FB page at 6pm. My heart palpitated as I watched the youtube video to find out the answers as the first 3 to comment correctly will take home their Jewels of Mid-Autumn box holding 4 mooncakes. Maybe because it was 6pm and everybody is on the way home from work or something […]
Hello everyone! How was your weekend? I hope you had a lovely time. As for us, we spent 3 days up in Genting but I shall blog about that later because first, I need to shower. It has been 3 long days since I last had a nice, warm shower. It was too cold to shower up there but no worries, I’m pretty sure I did not stink! :-P Anyway, we were up there with a […]
When will we be celebrating the Mid-Autumn festival this year? With Ramadhan over and people slowly making their way back into the city after their Hari Raya break, we found out that it is that time of the year again where the Chinese community around the world celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival or most of us would deliciously remember it as Mooncake savouring time. A couple of evenings ago, Darling, Ethan and I dined at The […]
Mid Autumn Festival is just around the corner but I have yet to buy any mooncakes. This year, the number of people making their own mooncakes shoot sky high due to the exorbitant prices of commercial mooncakes. Ethan got the chance to try making mooncakes when we were invited to sample Resort World Genting’s mooncakes collection. Read all about it here. I’ve tried shaping mooncake too last year in West Lake Garden, Sunway Resort Hotel […]
Mooncake festival is just around the corner. Have you done your mooncake purchases already? I’ve not bought any mooncake this year. They are rather overpriced these days, aren’t they? Mooncakes to me are just like any other cakes, to be eaten for the fun of it. So since it doesn’t matter WHEN I get it, I usually wait until the last 2 days before the actual mooncake day when shopping malls starts to throw prices. […]
Remember our post about Ethan shaping his very first mooncake in Resort Cafe, Genting? Read about it here if you missed it. Not only did we get to make our very own mooncakes, baked it and bring it home, we also get to indulge in 16 varieties of mooncakes! Let’s start with Ethan’s favourite, the Snow Skin with Kiwi Fruit paste. Snow Skin with Kiwi Fruit Paste -RM10.50+ (new) A new addition to Genting’s mooncake […]
We are privileged to be invited by Resort World Genting and Nuffnang to spend a day up in Resort Cafe, Genting to learn making mooncakes and also to sample their wide variety of mooncakes. We are even more privileged when the Chef shared with us his recipe for baked mooncake skin. Ingredients for the skin: 750 gram flour 600 gram golden syrup 150 gram oil 15-20 gram alkaline water Combine flour, golden syrup and oil. […]
I was in 1 Utama today (yeah.. AGAIN!) and saw these cute little ‘umbrellas/mushrooms’. Cute and colourful ‘umbrellas’ Ethan exclaimed, “SO CUTE!” to which I totally agreed! I see cute and colourful umbrellas all over! Ethan started ‘photographing’ the decor immediately :D Cute bunnies in bowls with chopsticks I have to say this is the cutest Mid Autumn decor I’ve ever seen! Adorable cheeky looking bunnies in bowls with chopsticks ready to be eaten? :P […]
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