As the annual Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, it goes without a doubt that the Chinese are busy preparing for one of the most significant celebrations of the year; there are tantalising mooncakes to indulge in, paper lanterns to lit and family gatherings to attend.
For the Chinese, the gesture of exchanging mooncakes is a tradition that must not be skipped because they believe that it symbolises togetherness and completeness. This Mid-Autumn Festival, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel aims to help you convey that message with their stellar range of mooncakes.
Featuring 11 exquisite mooncake creations and a premium Mid-Autumn Gift Set that are handcrafted by the chefs of this award-winning Chinese restaurant, you can expect is nothing short of culinary genius—unique flavours, traditional mastery and modern refinement.
Available from 20 August to 24 September 2018, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel will be offering both traditional baked mooncakes alongside unique baked and snowskin creations. When it comes to their handcrafted mooncakes, there are absolutely no added preservatives or artificial flavourings. READ ON
Our favourite Mid-Autumn Festival (or more affectionately known as Mooncake Festival) is around the corner again! Every year, people celebrate the festivity by lighting candles and lanterns on the day of the full moon and indulge in decadent mooncakes.
For foodies like us, the best part of every year is seeing restaurants and hotels create the most unique and memorable mooncakes creations and they only seem to be getting better every year. With the ongoing trend of localising classics, we see more brands create mooncakes inspired by iconic local flavours. This 2018, you can expect a massive range of mooncakes—from elevated classic to one-of-a-kind creations, as well as mooncakes infused with Asian flavours.
Even if you’re not planning on feasting on these mooncakes, you can always choose to gift them to your family, friends and/or clients. The packaging is something to be mesmerized by too—of opulent boxes, pretty pastels and elegant designs, here are 6 Mooncakes You Need To Try This Mid-Autumn Festival 2018.
The annual Mid-Autumn Festival is commemorated widely across Asian countries as it is an important time when families and friends come together for reunion. Falling on the 15th of the eighth lunar month, it is often celebrated at night when there is a full bright moon. A symbolic tradition that is not to be missed out during this festival is the sharing of mooncakes over a pot of tea.
The Chinese believe that the roundness of the mooncakes represent togetherness and completeness, which are highly valued in their culture. The exchange of mooncakes with family, friends and professional relations therefore signifies unity and is used as a way of expressing well wishes for a better life.
Traditional mooncake pastries are round with fillings in it such as egg yolk, lotus seed paste and nuts. With the evolution of time, modern creations such as snowskin mooncakes contain the most interesting flavours like matcha and earl grey.
Do not fret if you are still unable to decide on where to get your mooncakes. From traditional to contemporary mooncakes, we got you covered in with these Places in Singapore to Get Your Mooncakes In Time For Mid-Autumn Festival 2016.
Award-winning Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant’s exquisite rice dumplings are making a glorious comeback and this year, four mouthwatering variations of handcrafted zong zis await in conjunction with Dumpling Festival 2016 aka Duan Wu Jie.
These dumplings are pretty different from your regular flavours, made with handpicked premium and nutrients-packed ingredients such as French morel mushrooms, black truffle, dried scallops, king oyster mushroom and more. but minus any artificial seasoning. Luxurious and divine, they are everything to love. We’ve already tried all four and you bet we love them!
Enjoy 20% off Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant’s Rice Dumpling (min. 2 pieces) when you quote “Ladyironchef. Note that pre-order is required.