Oh yes, its that time of the year: Mooncake season among
the Chinese people which also named the Mid-Autumn Festival.
I don't know much about this happening except that
people eat the traditional mooncakes, a cake with a
red bean/lotus paste filling with in the center a salted egg
yolk, that suppose represents the moon. Hence mooncakes.
Too be honest mooncakes were never really my favorite
and I prefer eating them without the smelly egg yolk. More
preferable the 'snow skin mooncake', that comes in fruity
In my family, my auntie F. is like our pastry queen and
she's really master in making mooncakes. So when I was
HK, she taught me how to make them! Enjoy the
Eggs ready? Check!
Wrap up the red bean paste, shove it in the mold and press!
This hideous one is made by me - I lost control of the mold.....
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