Mooncake festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th month according to the Chinese lunar calendar, the Mid-Autumn Festival is the second grandest festival in China after the Chinese New Year. It takes its name from the fact that it is always celebrated in the middle of the autumn season. The day is also known as the Moon Festival, as at that time of the year the moon is at its roundest and brightest. Chinese has always been pairing the traditional mooncakes with tea for their hi-tea or desserts.
This year, Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur is welcoming the Mid-Autumn Festival with an exquisite and delectable spread pf baked and snow skin mooncakes infused with tea. Rich in taste and aroma from fresh tea leaves, both baked and snow skin mooncakes are painstakingly prepared and are available for purchase until 4th October 2017.
Tea infused flavours include Osmanthus Flower Infused with Lotus Paste, Ginger Tea Longan Lotus Paste, Crystal Red Tea and Coffee Lotus Paste, Crystal Lemon Lotus Paste with Honey Comb and more are available at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Classic favorites such as Red Bean Paste, Low Sugar White Lotus Paste, Supreme Mixed Nuts with Chicken Floss, Lotus Paste with Single Yolk are not to be missed too. There are also other exciting flavours such as Crystal Chocolate Peppermint Lotus Paste snow skin mooncakes.
Back by popular demand is the Eastin’s Signature, Crystal Musing King Durian Paste mooncake (pss… the smell is strong as we believe that they have get the high grades durian for this mooncake. For those who can’t take the sting smell, please stay away from it ;p) and it is for limited time only.
The Eastin Mooncakes are available at one of their lobby counter in front of Ee Chinese Cuisine. If you would like to dine in with your family and friends and enjoy the mooncakes together too, check out their award winning restaurant; Ee Chinese Cuisine too.
Their chefs team leading by its Executive Chef Alex Leong has come out with some special dished along with the Tea Infused Mooncakes. Below are some of the new dish highlights that you could get from Ee Chinese Cuisine:
For more information on Eastin mooncakes, please call Ee Chinese Cuisine at 03 – 7628 7338 from 11am – 10pm until 4th October 2017.