Tran fills her moon cake pastries with Japanese sweet potato with cinnamon and ginger as effectively as providing seasonal quince with orange. Chewy Nutty Cranberry Mooncake is specially made with lots of fillings comprising of cranberries, orange peels, selection of nuts and melon kernel seeds with a savory twist of salted egg centre. Even though bakeries start off promoting mooncakes early, these are often out of stock as the festival draws close to.
But the mooncake pastry is soft with a bit fluffy texture, that’s the effect made by alkaline water. A perennial favourite at Goodwood Park Hotel is the D24 durian paste mooncake, and this year, fans have a different selection to satiate their cravings – the new restricted edition mega mao shan wang snow-skin mooncake is a 12-centimetre hunk of guilty pleasure, generously filled with luscious durian pulp. A famous folk tale surrounding Chinese Mooncake Festival is the uprising of the Chinese against the Mongol rulers in the 14th century. Speaking of babies, my …READ MORE