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Snowskin Mooncakes from Oriental Group of Restaurants
Aug30

Snowskin Mooncakes from Oriental Group of Restaurants

What is Mid-Autumn Festival all about? For me, the Mid-Autumn Festival is about getting together with family and loved ones to celebrate the festive season. It’s a tradition to play lanterns, gaze at the bright and round (full) moon and also eat mooncakes 🙂 There are generally two types of mooncakes; traditional baked and non-baked mooncakes or better known as snowskin mooncakes. Don’t ask me which do I prefer cox I loved...

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KOMUGI Otsukimi Mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival
Aug29

KOMUGI Otsukimi Mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated by Chinese on the 15th day of the 8th month month of the Chinese lunar calendar. But do you know that Japanese also celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival known as Otsukimi or Tsukimi on the very same day? Similar to Mid-Autumn Festival, Otsukimi is the time to eat dango (round and soft glutinous rice cakes) and admire the beautiful moon. This year, Komugi offers a delectable set of Otsukimi Rabbits...

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Mid-Autumn Specials @ Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar
Aug26

Mid-Autumn Specials @ Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar

To celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival, Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar presented its Mid-Autumn Specials at Oriental Thai Chinese Cuisine with a range of special hand-crafted baked and snowskin mooncake selections. Mid-Autumn Festival is the time for gathering and reunion with loved ones and it’s a tradition to eat mooncakes. The mooncakes which are usually round in shape symbolize family reunion. Inspired by the Mid-Autumn...

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Mid-Autumn Mooncake Indulgence @ Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel
Aug15

Mid-Autumn Mooncake Indulgence @ Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

It’s the season for mooncake again! This year, the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 15th. With just about a month away from the Mooncake Festival, many restaurants, supermarkets and hotels have started selling mooncakes gift boxes. I was recently invited to sample a selection of handcrafted traditional baked and snowskin mooncakes from Dynasty Restaurant at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel. This year, Dynasty Restaurant...

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Famous Shanghai Mooncake from Yuen Fatt Biscuit 源發餅家 in Kluang
Aug01

Famous Shanghai Mooncake from Yuen Fatt Biscuit 源發餅家 in Kluang

A friend of mine went Johor for business trip and brought back the famous Shanghai Mooncake from Yuen Fatt Biscuit 源發餅家 in Kluang. If you don’t already know, Yuen Fatt is a famous bakery shop based in Kluang for its Shanghai Mooncake which is shaped like a rugby ball or fish or rat :/ The packaging of the Famous Shanghai Mooncake from Yuen Fatt Biscuit 源發餅家 in Kluang. This famous bakery shop in Kluang attract long queues...

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Where to get the best Japanese-style baked cheese tart?
Jul08

Where to get the best Japanese-style baked cheese tart?

Beware everyone – the Japanese cheese tart craze has officially started!!! When I first tried BAKE CHEESE TART at SOGO Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, I fell in love instantly. The baked cheese tart has a rich cream cheese filling with a crisp pastry. It’s so yummy and I think it’s definitely “The Best Cheese Tart” I’ve ever tasted! Who can resist these delicious cheese tarts? It’s marshmallowly...

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Chinese New Year Cookies from Yong Sheng (荣成礼坊)
Jan19

Chinese New Year Cookies from Yong Sheng (荣成礼坊)

The Year of the Monkey 猴年 is coming soon, on 8th February 2016. With the Chinese New Year just around the corner, it’s time to go for shopping. There are lots to shop for; new clothes, new shoes, new accessories – everything also new & must be in red (auspicious color) and cox it’s the ‘Ong’ color. Haha One of the must-haves on the table during CNY is definitely a variety of cookies and snacks 😀 I...

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Mr.Rich Bakery – buttery rich butter cookies from Hong Kong
Dec18

Mr.Rich Bakery – buttery rich butter cookies from Hong Kong

The Wifey and I love butter cookies so much that during our previous visit to Hong Kong in 2013, we queued for about 2 hours just to buy the famous butter cookies Jenny Bakery :/ Then we came to know about this famous bakery in Hong Kong selling butter cookies too – Mr.Rich Bakery. Similar to Jenny Bakery, Mr. Rich’s butter cookies come in very nice packaging 🙂 The pretty cookie packaging is perfect as gifts for relatives...

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