Mooncakes

Mooncakes are a staple of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. (Image:  lr175
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Why Chinese Eat Mooncakes

One of the most well-known staples of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is the mooncake, called yuebing (月餅) in Chinese. While the name “mooncake” goes back only to the Tang Dynasty over a millennium ago, the basic concept has been around…

The Mainland China Central Discipline Inspection Commission has banned the use of public funds to buy mooncakes or hold festive banquets as a measure to curb corruption this Mid-Autumn festival. (Virtualdensity/Flickr)

The Sale of Forbidden Mooncakes in China

Although the Mainland China Central Discipline Inspection Commission has issued a ban on using public funds to buy solid gold and silver Mid-Autumn Festival mooncakes, many shops have changed the name of these gold and silver mooncakes to “Hundred Treasures”…

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Why Chinese Eat Mooncakes

One of the most well-known staples of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is the mooncake, called yuebing (月餅) in Chinese. While the name “mooncake” goes back only to the Tang Dynasty…

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Hong Kong Handmade Mooncakes Elicit Special Feelings

The Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional Chinese festival, and it’s also a “family reunion” day, which is filled with “home” warmth. During the Mid-Autumn Festival, eating mooncakes is a traditional…

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The Sale of Forbidden Mooncakes in China

Although the Mainland China Central Discipline Inspection Commission has issued a ban on using public funds to buy solid gold and silver Mid-Autumn Festival mooncakes, many shops have changed the…