Chiu chow mooncake festival 2016

It was sweeter than Kwong Wah, but not as sweet as Lung Moon and the lotus seed flavor was by far the least pronounced of the three to the point where it was almost undetectable.

Brought to you by: Overall, it was a decent mooncake, but unremarkable mooncake that I found to be a little too plain as the lotus seed flavor was non-existent. These mooncakes are packed in individual boxes which sit in a beige chest with elegant floral patterns. In order to provide you with the best possible experience, this website uses cookies. Free-Flow Friday with Foodie Club. Flaky Business: They can also contain salted duck egg yolks, melon seeds and mixed nuts and dried fruits.

Flaky Business: The Art of Chiu Chow Mooncakes

You must log in to post a comment. The crust was quite crusty, which while not normal I kind of liked. Mooncakes to Go Lunatic for. A new addition to the selection is the Mini Pandan Paste with Egg Yolks Mooncake, offering a refreshing fragrance with ultimate creaminess.

Chiu Chow Mooncake

The new ones are: Traditional Cantonese mooncakes are often categorised by the types of fillings, from old-fashioned lotus seed paste to newer custard options. The most significant food item for the Mid-Autumn Festival has to be, without a doubt, mooncakes.

Top Afternoon Teas in Hong Kong: The crust was nice and not too oily or thick. South African Wine Safari. The crust was fairly thin and a bit on the oily side. Overall, I thought it was fairly mediocre and not worth the calories. For more information, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

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There will also be a return of the favourites, including the 8-inch Royal Supreme, filled with ginger, white lotus seed paste, and 8 egg yolks, as well as the Mini Traditional White Lotus Seed Paste with Half Egg Yolk Mooncakes. Across different provinces in China, the filling of the mooncakes also vary from red or black bean paste, date paste, or nuts and seeds. Unlike traditional mooncakes with the chewy pastry, Pak Loh Chiu Chau's mooncakes have a crispy outer layer of pastry.

You can read this Wikipedia article about mooncakes to learn more about the various regional versions. Inspired by the past, present, and future of the Mid-Autumn Festival, the team at Hyatt Regency presents 3 flavours of mooncakes. The Chiuchow version takes on a flaky pastry exterior, while the filling is generally made with sweetened mashed taro or skinned mung bean puree. This post was created by a Foodie community contributor, where anyone can post their opinions and thoughts.

You see them everywhere when the time of the year rolls around: In fact, the only similarity between a Cantonese mooncake and a Chiuchow one is the salted egg yolk in the sweet filling.