29 Aug '16, 9am

The Shanghai mooncake is not as common as the baked ones. Come get one for yourself here

The Shanghai mooncake is not as common as the baked ones. Come get one for yourself here

It’s that time of the year again! Beautiful and heavy boxes of these baked and snowskin delicacies are being exchanged during this auspicious 8th month of the Chinese calendar. No one, regardless of the recipient or the giver would complain to having mooncakes on their hands. We are blessed now as in this time and age, flavours are abundant and packagings are so pretty. A mooncake fan, I’ve had my share of mooncakes for the past 30 years. I have due respect for traditional versions, but I enjoy modern and creative flavours too! The Shanghai mooncake is not as common as the baked ones. It is a variant of baked mooncakes but it is characterised by its short crust pastry. The crust is alike the cookie butter crust; crumbly, buttery and soft. This crisp and buttery crust of the skin matches well with the oriental mooncake paste fillings. This homemaker friend of mine makes Sha...

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