Savour Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant’s New Nightlife-Inspired Mooncakes this Mid-Autumn Festival

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Inspired by the lights and sights of Singapore’s vibrant nightlife, Xin Cuisine has launched their Mid-Autumn Mooncake Collection for 2019. The 2 new flavours were crafted with the palettes of millennials and food connoisseurs in mind, featuring refreshing and unique flavour pairings that will excite your tastebuds.

Xin Cuisine has every detail of the box taken care of, designing the packaging to resemble the changing phases of an Autumnal moon. Using the symbolic harvesting moon of September, it evokes a sense of togetherness between loved ones whether near or far.

Xin Cuisine also offers its well-loved classic range of baked mooncakes for the traditional mooncake lovers, featuring 3 flavours with low sugar white lotus seed paste this year. The baked mooncakes also come in an Assorted Nuts variety should you prefer something with a nice crunch.

Here are some highlights from Xin Cuisine’s Mid-Autumn mooncake line-up this year.

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Mooncake Singapore 2016 – 10 Places To Get Mooncakes For Mid-Autumn Festival

Mooncake Guide 2016

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.

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9 Places In Singapore To Get Mooncakes For Mid-Autumn Festival 2015

Mooncake 2015

Mid-Autumn Festival is an annual celebration that occurs on the 15th day of the 8th month in the Chinese calendar – where the moon is the brightest and roundest. Consumption of these moon-shaped cakes is an ancient tradition that started since 3000 years ago. The festive event is symbolic of family reunions; the Chinese make it a point to return home on this day to have dinner with their families under the full moon.

The custom has evolved tremendously in present day and mooncakes are now widely exchanged commodities in Singapore. The practice of gifting mooncakes had become a method of maintaining personal and professional relations. This year’s Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 27 September 2015, but as usual, most hotels and restaurants in Singapore have already started selling boxes of tasty mooncakes that are available in all sorts of flavours and shapes.

From traditionally baked lotus-filled mooncakes to the contemporary snowskin mooncakes, here is our guide to the 9 Hotels & Restaurants in Singapore to get mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival 2015.

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