Saturday, 8 September 2012

{Quick Guide} Mooncakes For Mid Autumn Festival 2012

Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the few most important holidays in the Chinese calendar that many still celebrate today. Every years during or before the festival, you would be able to see different types of mooncake available ranging from either traditional baked mooncakes or modern fusion of yoghurt or ice cream mooncakes.

Above shows the Baked Mooncake with Mixed Nuts and Jamón Ibérico (伊比利亚火腿五仁果子月饼) from Mandarin Court which is baked to golden brown perfection with chockfull of crunchy goodness.  I love its rich nutty flavour which makes Spanish delicacy pairs perfectly with the assorted nuts in this traditional delight. Each box is S$62.00 / 4 pieces.


MANDARIN COURT


Other popular flavours include the Baked Mooncake with Double Yolk and White Lotus Paste (双黄白莲蓉月饼) and Baked Mooncake with Single Yolk and White Lotus Paste (单黄白莲蓉月饼).

Photo Credit:- Mandarin Court
If you can't decide on which flavours to get, perhaps the Assorted Mini Snow Skin Selection (四喜映月), containing two of each snow skin mooncake flavour such as:-

~ Mini Snow Skin Raspberry Mooncake (NEW)
~ Mini Snow Skin Cheese with Citrus Mooncake (NEW)
~ Mini Snow Skin Green Tea and Melon Seeds Mooncake
~ Mini Snow Skin Lychee Martini Mooncake

would be great to satisfy your sweet craving. Each box is at S$58.00 / 8 pieces.

For orders or enquiries, please call 6831 6320 or 6831 6262 or email mandarincourt.orchard@meritushotels.com.



PARADISE GROUP


Photo Credit:- Paradise Group
This Mid-Autumn Festival, Paradise Group features a fine selection of exquisite new snowskin mooncakes creations and traditional baked treasures specially created by Executive Pastry Chef Fung Wing Sang. These mooncakes are available from 19 August to 30 September 2012 at selected Paradise Group outlets from 19 August to 16 September 2012.

For your information, ANZ and Citibank credit cardholders, as well as Paradise Gourmet Rewards members will enjoy 20% early bird discount (19 August - 16 September 2012) on the mooncakes. Ordering details and price lists HERE.



PRIMA DELI


Photo Credit:- PrimaDeli
With PrimaDéli celebrates it's 20th anniversary this year they have introduce new family favourite mooncakes (full list HERE) for family to enjoy the delightful trio of mini Toffee Cappuccino, Chocolate Hazelnut and Raspberry Truffle snowskin mooncakes at most of their outlets island.

As a special debut, PrimaDéli has a limited edition Mao Shan Wang snowskin mooncake (S$16.95 each or S$67.80 per box) which comes with a satisfying filling of Mao Shan Wang and lotus paste for durian lovers. Furthermore there is also a 15% OFF with minimum purchase of 1 box of 4 pieces (regular size) or 9 pieces (mini size).

To order you could visit their outlets or website @  http://www.primadeli.com
 


SWENSEN'S ICE CREAM MOONCAKE


Photo credited to Swensen's
Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with cool Swensen’s ice cream mooncakes that comes in six authentic flavors.  This year, let these sweet affair at both Swensen's and Earle Swensen's filled you with mouth-watering Swensen’s signature smooth and full dairy ice creams which encased in a unique pastry skin. Read more over at this post HERE.



CRYSTAL JADE MOONCAKE


This year Mid-Autumn Festival, Crystal Jade offers a limited edition Premium Gold Treasure Box (S$88.00 / 4 pieces) which features four individual boxes with lids of silk, each adored with with words "Fei Cui (翡翠)" which means Crystal Jade in Chinese. Read more at this post HERE.

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