The Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节), also referred to as the Chinese Moon Festival, is one of the most important annual festivals for the Chinese people (in addition to the Spring Festival, aka Chinese New Year ) and is an official holiday. The fillings in these moon cakes are different, which highlights the adventurous nature of the Cantonese persons when it comes to most applied ingredients contain lotus seed paste, melon seed paste, ham, chicken, duck, roast pork, mushrooms, and egg yolks. There will be games, Chinese culture performances, lanterns producing competitions, moon cake tasting with Chinese tea under the moon light being held everywhere in Singapore. Even so, watchers of cholesterol may not wish to have yolks in their moon cakes, which can come with no yolk, a single yolk, double yolk or even quadruple, depending on the taster’s fancy!
These days, there are hundreds of varieties of moon cakes on sale a month prior to the Mid-Autumn Festival. Through Moon Cake Festival, it is customary to present moon cakes to family and enterprise associates. Chinatown is a spot that you should not miss if you are in Singapore in the course of the mooncake festival month. In the Ming Dynasty, some bakers engraved the motifs featuring the myth of Goddess Chang’e flying to the moon” on moon cakes. These moon cakes are larger than Su style ones and are characterized by their heavy fillings of Mung Bean and Black Bean Potato Paste.
In the old days, individuals would celebrate this …READ MORE