KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 — As the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, the much-awaited mooncake season is upon us once again.
If you're wondering where to get the best mooncakes, fret not, we have compiled a list for you. Here are our picks:
Pullman KLCC and WonderBrew Kombucha have embarked on a collaboration.— Picture courtesy of Pullman KLCC
To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, Pullman KLCC and homegrown brand WonderBrew Kombucha have embarked on a collaboration. Committed to produce quality Chinese bakery products and offering a source of probiotics with health benefits, this pairing is indeed an intriguing one.
This year, the hotel has introduced two flavours for baked mooncakes: White Lotus Spirulina with Single Egg Yolk and Five Variety Nuts with Propolis Honey.
Additionally, there is an assortment of snow skin mooncakes: Premium Tieguanyin with Sun-Dried Cranberry, Yam Taro Black Sesame with Snow Bird’s Nest, Belgium Dark Chocolate with Crunchy Caramelised Walnut, Charcoal Coffee and Coconut with Gold Dust.
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Packaged in a fashionable, vibrantly coloured box, delicious mooncakes from The Regent Chinese Cuisine. — Picture courtesy of The Regent Chinese Cuisine
The Regent Chinese Cuisine
This restaurant in Mont Kiara has been winning awards, including Tatler Dining Top 20 Restaurant for three consecutive years. The Regent’s yearly mooncakes are as sought-after as its Cantonese cuisine by loyal patrons.
Packaged in a fashionable, vibrantly coloured box, mooncakes offered contain less sugar so they are suitable for health-conscious types. Delicious flavours range from Less Sugar White Lotus to Less Sugar Golden Charcoal Red Bean Paste.
Available at The Regent Chinese Cuisine. For details, call 011-2881 6888.
Mooncakes from Banyan Tree are themed 'Garden Treasures'.— Picture courtesy of Banyan Tree
Themed Garden Treasures, mooncakes are placed within a traditional box embellished with illustrations that resemble a timeless floral Chinese painting.
Delight in the richness of Lotus Paste with a Single Egg Yolk, White Lotus Paste with a Single Egg Yolk, Pandan Lotus Paste with a Single Egg Yolk and Yam Lotus Paste with a Single Egg Yolk.
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Mooncake packages from Parkroyal Collection Kuala Lumpur are themed 'Gilded in Gold'.— Picture courtesy of Parkroyal Collection Kuala Lumpur
Parkroyal Collection Kuala Lumpur
Mooncake packages from Parkroyal Collection Kuala Lumpur are themed Gilded in Gold, its first Mid-Autumn celebration.
Immerse yourself in the allure of their golden treasures, where tradition and innovation offer a tapestry of traditional flavour.
The Traditionally Timeless package offers four pieces of baked skin mooncakes: white lotus single yolk, pandan lotus single yolk, signature white lotus with purple sweet potato and red bean paste.
Available at hotel lobby. For orders, call 03-27828388.
Mooncake offerings this year from Oversea Restaurant, in conjunction with Mid-Autumn Festival. — Picture courtesy of Oversea Restaurant
For this popular chain of Chinese restaurants, the jewel of their collection is the lotus with four yolks mooncake. Each bite offers a perfect balance of sweet and savory flavours, as the rich egg yolk complements the indulgent lotus paste.
In addition, their Traditional Baked Mooncakes, Lava Mooncake series and Snowy Mooncakes are back to satisfy most discerning palates.
A highlight is the return of the Moonlight Swirl for its second year. This unique "lou sang" dish features roast duck and lotus seeds, providing an alternative to the traditional raw fish or seafood.
Available for purchase at all Oversea Restaurants, selected shopping malls and http://www.overseamy.com.
The Peranakan Treasures mooncake collection from Pavilion Hotel offers an array of flavours.— Picture courtesy of Pavilion Hotel
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Peranakan community as you indulge in these treats, nestled within an exquisite chest of drawers. The chest of drawers is adorned with Nyonya motifs, paying homage to the artistic traditions of the Peranakans.
The Peranakan Treasures mooncake collection offers an array of flavours that will tantalise your taste buds. Choose from Assorted Nuts & Sun-Dried Fruits, Pandan Lotus Paste with Malacca Dodol, Tiramisu Lotus Paste with Malacca Brown Sugar or Nyonya Red Bean Paste with Salted Mung Bean Filling.
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From Mandarin Oriental, its mooncakes come from the hotel’s award-winning Lai Po Heen. — Picture courtesy of Mandarin Oriental
From the hotel’s award-winning Lai Po Heen, this year’s mooncakes are presented in an eco-friendly bamboo box. It is lined with red velvet on the interior, making it elegant and luxurious to the touch.
This year’s highlight features a range of decadent creations such as Dulcey Chocolate with Raspberry and Peanuts, Mango-Vanilla and one of the bestsellers, the Malaysian Dark Chocolate Ganache.
The halal-certified traditional baked mooncake comes in a variety of flavours such as Assorted Mixed Nuts, Lotus Paste with Single Yolk, Pandan Paste with Single Yolk, Red Bean Paste with Almond Flakes and Low Sugar White Lotus Paste.
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For W Kuala Lumpur, this year’s concept and design focuses on trendy bags.— Picture courtesy of W Kuala Lumpur
W Kuala Lumpur
Aptly themed Moonlit Mirage, this year’s concept and design focuses on fashionable trendy bags. The collection comes in two colours: Iconic Blue and Enigmatic Purple.
The Iconic Blue box is designed to encapsulate the mood of the season while the Enigmatic Purple box has historic association with royalty and wealth, which makes the bold colour appealing. Flavours range from Black Sesame with Yam Eggsand to Seasalt Chocolate.
Available at ground floor of W Kuala Lumpur. Alternately, you can email email@example.com.