11th Annual Vietnamese Cultural Mid Autumn Moon Festival @ UCF

Vietnamese MooncakeBack in August, I attended a mooncake demo at Toh Lee Chinese Restaurant in InterContinental Hotel KL, where Master Chef Lo Tian Sion showed us how to make each baked and snow skin mooncakes. Word is that trying to eat a mooncake without any liquid is like attempting to eat peanut butter straight – the lotus paste sticks to the roof of your mouth and refuses to budge. I am so disappointed and I want I knew the cause why to preent the dilemma from taking place once more, wonder if it”s due to the skin recipe or the filling. I dislike nuts, so this distinct sort of mooncake wasn’t for me. I did have a slice, though.

In this Festival, young children sing Festival songs (e.g. Ruoc den ong sao), carry lanterns in parades and are permitted to eat several candies and cakes with no worries about their parents’ scold. Lantern Festival, a term often utilised in Singapore and Malaysia , which is not to be confused with the Lantern Festival in China that occurs on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese calendar.

As for origin of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Vietnam, it’s entirely different from the Chinese legend (Chang E Flying to the Moon)… Rice is harvested before the 15th of the eighth lunar month (mid-autumn) in Vietnam. Trống quân” songs have been based on traditional Vietnamese poems and largely sung by adolescences in the full moon night of the eighth month for entertaining …

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Cultural Meals & Recipes

Vietnamese MooncakeIf your self-made red bean paste curdle and challenging immediately after take out from fridge, slightly knead with hand to soften it. It is a lot much easier to divide and shape. Vietnamese mooncakes, with additional fillings, such as winter melon or durian , can also be found at Vietnamese bakeries in the region as nicely as at some supermarkets, like the Hawaii Supermarket. Mid-Autumn Festival, also recognized as the Mooncake festival is the third big festival amongst 4 most essential Chinese festivals that falls on the 15th day of the eighth month according to the Chinese calendar It is celebrated by Chinese and Vietnamese folks. Chaoshan (Teochew)-style mooncake: This is an additional flaky crust selection, but is larger in size than the Suzhou assortment. Compared to other variants, Vietnamese mooncakes’flavor is more on the sweet side.

In Vietnam, even so, the legend of mid-Autumn festival is steeped in magic and whimsy just like its Chinese counterpart, and has evolved over centuries in its practice and retelling to become a distinctly Vietnamese cultural icon. Vietnamese Style Show: Watch youngsters strut their stuff in conventional Vietnamese garb. Our daughter desires us to get some lanterns, so we really should discover what the festival is all about.

Moon Festival or Harvest Moon Festival, due to the fact of the celebration’s association with the full moon on this evening, as properly as the traditions of moon worship and moon gazing. Also, I saw another recipe that requires the glutinous rice flour to be …

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