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Welcome to our site! Have you ever heard about moon cakes? Do you want to know what they taste like? As you click into this site, you have stepped into the journey with us to learn about the history of Mid-autumn festival. Take a look at the activities that Chinese do during the festival, and try to make the snow-skin moon cakes. There are some funny stories and jokes about the reactions to the moon cake from people in different countries. Looking forward to know about those,¬† Let’s get started!

Foreigners’ Opinions on Moon Cakes

Although moon cakes are the traditional food in China, some Asian countries also eat moon cakes such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, and Vietnam. However, for people who are from Europe and North America may not know what moon cake is and what Mid-autumn Festival it is.   In order to let foreigners know about Mid-autumn …

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Other Food in Mid-autumn Festival

During mid-autumn festival, Chinese people would stay with their family members and eat family reunion dinner. This dinner emphasizes the season’s harvest, such as pumpkins, taros, watermelon, lotus root, chestnut, and so on. There are some other traditional celebratory food like hairy crab, shrimps, ducks, pork, and chicken. Among those seasonal food and traditional food, …

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History and Origin of Mid-Autumn Festival

History The early form of the Mid-Autumn Festival was derived from the custom of moon worship during the Zhou Dynasty over 3,000 years ago. In ancient China, most emperors worshiped the moon annually. Then the custom was accepted by the masses and became more and more popular over time. Timeline:     Origin Chang E …

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How to make traditional moon cakes and snow skin moon cakes?

As the creation of new types of food, more and more different types of moon cakes flow into the market. People usually can find out Five Kernel and Roast Pork mooncakes, red bean paste mooncakes, and lotus seed paste mooncakes in the supermarkets or bakery stores. The three types mentioned above are the most traditional …

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