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Chinese Mooncakes: Traditional Moon cakes for Mid-Autumn Festival - 29th September 中秋月餅

Shop our selection of Chinese Mooncakes & Mooncake ingredients. We have all the mooncakes you need including Hong Kong Meixin Mooncakes, Kung Fu Mooncakes, Zheng Feng Traditional Mooncakes, Taipan Snowy Mooncakes and Wing Wah Mooncakes 🥮.

Mooncakes are traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival when the moon is at its brightest. They are traditional gifted to family and friends and eaten during the festival period. Traditional mooncake flavours include Double Yolk, Taro Paste, Red Bean Paste, Lotus Paste, Five nuts & assorted flavour⁠ Mooncakes or why not experience our modern mooncakes including flavours such as custard and frozen snowy mooncakes.

 

  • CHANG GLUTINOUS RICE FLOUR 400G

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    Size: 400g Ingredients: Glutinous Rice Flour 100%Product of Thailand

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  • FOO LUNG CHING KEE GLUTINOUS RICE FLOUR 450G

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    Foo Lung glutinous rice flour from Thailand.Size: 450gIngredients: Glutinous rice 100%.Product of Thailand

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    Size: 400g Ingredients: Rice Flour 100%Product of Thailand

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  • HONOR LOTUS PASTE - 400G 康樂頂級蓮蓉餡

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    Size: 400gIngredients: Sugar, Water, Lotus Seed (15.8%), White Bean (13.7%), Peanut Oil, Maltose, Acidity Regulator (E500).Product of China

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  • MEE CHUN LYE WATER 250ML 雪白梘水

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    Size: 250mlIngredients: Water, Potassium Carbonate (E501).Product of Hong Kong

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  • NESTLE CONDENSED MILK 397G

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    Size: 397g Ingredients: Whole Milk, Sugar, Lactose

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  • LION AND GLOBE PURE PEANUT OIL 600ML 獅球嘜純正花生油

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    Pure peanut oil, suitable for all kinds of cooking applications.Size: 600mlIngredients: 100% pure peanut oil.Product of Hong Kong

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  • HONOR WHITE SESAME SEEDS 100G 康樂帶皮生白芝麻

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    These sesame seeds are perfect with chicken and other meats, salads and sesame dressings. Add to you stir fry or rice dish.Size: 100g Ingredients: ...

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  • YUTAKA ROASTED WHITE SESAME SEEDS 1KG

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    Sprinkle onto sushi rolls, or as a garnish on salads, noodles or stir-fries for a rich, nutty flavour.Size: 1kgIngredients: Sesame seeds (100%).Sui...

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  • KHANUM SESAME SEEDS HULLED - 1KG

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    Size: 1KGIngredients: Sesame Seeds 100%.Product of India

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  • HONOR BLACK SESAME SEEDS 100G 康樂黑芝麻

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    Use these black sesame seeds in their original form, or to make powder ad paste forms. Use in cooking, baking and desserts.Size: 100g Ingredients: ...

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  • YUTAKA ROASTED BLACK VEGAN SESAME SEEDS 100G

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    Use to sprinkle these black sesame seeds on sushi rolls, or as a garnish on salads, noodles or stir-fries for a ruch nutty flavour. Suitable for ve...

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  • FARM PACK ROASTED PEANUTS - 500G

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    Farm Pack Brand peanuts are recognised for their excellent quality and value. Selected with the best peanuts, roasted with natural flavour, freshly...

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  • QIA QIA ROASTED SALTED SUNFLOWER SEEDS 150G 洽洽原香瓜子

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    Salted Sunflower seeds ideal for snacking.Size: 150g Ingredients: Sunflower seed (95%), Salt.Product of China

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Mooncakes and the Mid-Autumn Festival

Chinese Mooncakes: Traditional Moon cakes for Mid-Autumn Festival - 29th September 

中國月餅:中秋節傳統月餅 - 9 月 29 日 

Shop our selection of Chinese Mooncakes. We have all the mooncakes you need including HK Meixin Mooncakes, Kung Fu MooncakesZheng Feng Traditional MooncakesTaipan Snowy Mooncakes and Wing Wah Mooncakes 🥮.

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Mooncake facts

1. Mooncakes are a traditional Chinese pastry, usually eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival.
2. The pastry is usually round or rectangular in shape, and is filled with a variety of fillings, such as lotus seed paste, red bean paste, or mixed nuts.
3. The pastry is usually decorated with a pattern of a rabbit, the Chinese symbol for the moon.
4. Mooncakes are typically eaten in small wedges, accompanied by tea.
5. Mooncakes are believed to have originated during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).
6. The pastry was used as a secret way to pass messages during the Mongol invasion of China.
7. Mooncakes are also popular in other East Asian countries, such as Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.
8. Mooncakes are often given as gifts during the Mid-Autumn Festival.
9. The pastry is often served with a sweet syrup or honey.

Mooncakes statistics

1. Mooncakes are a traditional Chinese pastry that are usually eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival.
2. The Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated by over 1.3 billion people in East Asia.
3. In 2017, China’s mooncake market was estimated to be worth over $7.2 billion.
4. Mooncakes are usually round or rectangular in shape and filled with a variety of sweet fillings, such as lotus seed paste, red bean paste, and fruit.
5. The most popular mooncake flavor in China is lotus seed paste, which accounts for over 50% of all mooncake sales.
6. In 2017, the average price of a mooncake in China was around $3.
7. Mooncakes are often given as gifts during the Mid-Autumn Festival, with an estimated 1.5 billion mooncakes given as gifts in 2017.

Frequent questions about mooncakes.

1. What is a mooncake?

A mooncake is a traditional Chinese pastry that is typically eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. It is usually round or rectangular, and is filled with a variety of sweet or savory fillings. The most common filling is a paste made from lotus seed, but other ingredients such as red bean paste, jujube paste, and five-kernel paste are also popular.

2. What is the history of mooncakes?

The history of mooncakes dates back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) in China, when the Chinese people celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival. During this festival, people would gather to admire the full moon and eat mooncakes. The mooncakes were round and symbolized the reunion of families during the festival. The origin of the mooncakes is often attributed to the Han Chinese people, who used them to celebrate the annual harvest festival.


3. How are mooncakes made?

Mooncakes are a traditional Chinese pastry that are typically eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. They are round, dense cakes that are filled with a variety of sweet or savory fillings, and are usually decorated with a design or a message on the top. The process of making mooncakes begins with the dough.


4. What are the different types of mooncakes?

Mooncakes are a traditional Chinese pastry that are enjoyed during the Mid-Autumn Festival. There are many different types of mooncakes that vary in flavor, size, and shape. The most common type of mooncake is the Cantonese-style mooncake, which is made with a thin, flaky pastry crust and a sweet lotus seed paste filling. This type of mooncake is typically round in shape and is decorated with a traditional Chinese character or symbol.


5. What are the fillings of mooncakes?

Mooncakes are a traditional Chinese pastry that are served during the Mid-Autumn Festival. They typically consist of a thin, tender pastry skin enveloping a sweet, dense filling. The most common fillings for mooncakes are lotus seed paste, red bean paste, jujube paste, and five-kernel paste. Lotus seed paste is made from lotus seeds that have been soaked, ground, and cooked with sugar and lard.


6. How do you eat a mooncake?

Eating a mooncake is a simple process, but there are a few steps to follow to ensure that you get the most out of your experience. 1. Start by unwrapping the mooncake. Most mooncakes are wrapped in a thin layer of wax paper or parchment paper. Carefully remove the wrapping and set it aside. 2. Slice the mooncake into wedges. 3. Enjoy with cup of tea with your family and friends.


7. What are the health benefits of mooncakes?

Mooncakes are a traditional Chinese pastry that is typically eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. They are usually filled with a variety of sweet or savory fillings, such as lotus seed paste, red bean paste, jujube paste, and even salted egg yolk. While they are often considered a treat, mooncakes can also provide a range of health benefits.


8. What are the nutritional values of mooncakes?

Where to buy mooncakes?

You can buy your mooncakes online with us for a nationwide UK delivery. Alternatively if you live in Nottingham you can visit our supermarket Asiana Hypermarket of arrange a click & collect order. Shop mooncakes in store and online.

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