IT’S that time of the year again to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with your family and friends while having a feast and ending the night on a sweet note with mooncakes.
Presenting all shoppers with the best selection of mooncakes to gift their loved ones this Mid-Autumn Festival, Gurney Plaza’s annual mooncake fair returns from today until Oct 1 at the Extension Wing, Ground Floor.
Be spoiled with choices from a wide range of esteemed brands this year, such as Oversea, Hang Heung, JDX Tea, Hong Kong Bay, Casahana, Baker’s Cottage, Leong Yin, Silkglobal, Hong Kong MX, KumLun Tai, Hong Kong Wing Wah, Di Huang and Sunshine Kingdom.
Continuing with the mooncake craze, Dragon-i and Canton-i have launched a variety of traditional mooncakes consisting of Hong Kong white lotus paste with single and double yolk, classic jade pandan paste with single yolk, and premium Japanese red bean paste flavours.
They have also released a frosty Musang King durian mooncake, which can be paired with a vintage-oriented gift box – perfectly packed for your friends and family.
Meanwhile, Bread History presents different styles of mooncakes – Shanghai mooncakes (white lotus, lotus, pandan, red bean, green bean and pumpkin); traditional mooncakes (pandan, pandan with yolk, white lotus and white lotus); mini mooncakes (white lotus, red bean and pandan); Suzhou mooncakes (white lotus, red bean and panda); Q mochi tarts and yam mochi mooncakes.
Ming Xiang Tai has their own variety of Shanghai mooncakes (white lotus, cendol, jade pandan with single egg yolk, and lotus with single egg yolk) and traditional mini mooncakes (cendol, white lotus with sunflower seeds, lotus with single egg yolk, jade pandan with single egg yolk, red bean and honey osmanthus).
Eu Yan Sang has also launched their limited-edition mooncake giftbox which comes with four flavours – Chen Pi red bean, lotus with double yolk, multigrain, and golden jade with single yolk.
If you’re craving for a modern-twist, the first-ever bubble tea mooncake by Tealive is specially crafted for tea lovers.
When cutting the milk tea-flavoured mooncake, an irresistible brown sugar lava with pearls oozes, making it a unique mooncake gift for your loved ones.
Other gift ideas to celebrate the special occasion include Din Tai Fung’s pineapple cake with stuffing made wholly of Shongsan pineapples.
These addictive and buttery-textured bites are known for their special aroma and low acidity, producing a sweet jam which isn’t too tangy.
Adding more joy to this Mid-Autumn Festival, the adorable Disney Tsum Tsum will be taking over the Extension Wing Atrium from now until Sept 27.
The pop-up store will sell exclusive merchandise ranging from necessities such as body wash, baby wipes, thermo flasks, and others, to apparels, stationeries, toys and many more.
Among the many characters that will be displayed are Disney Princesses, Monsters Inc., Winnie the Pooh and Alice in Wonderland.
In addition, be on the lookout for the Legend of Tea Redemption. The first 100 shoppers who spend RM250 and above (maximum two combined same day receipts) will be entitled to redeem the special gift. One redemption per shopper, per day, while stocks last. Terms and conditions apply.
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