Go Lunar With This Chinese Treat: 3 Things You Should Know About Mooncake
You may have seen beautiful mooncakes at a Chinese restaurant and not realised what they were. Embossed on their tops with intricate designs, the circular mooncakes are special treats shared with friends and family during the Chinese Mid-autumn or Moon Festival. Here are 3 interesting facts about Chinese mooncake: Mooncakes are formed using special molds. Craftspeople throughout Asia form and carve the mooncake molds out of special woods, including thi or khaya, that are known for their reasonable prices, durability and carving ease.