Mooncake season is in full swing! While celebrations for the Mid-Autumn Festival isn’t until 21st September 2021, an extensive array of exquisite mooncake collections have already been introduced. A symbol of reunion and joy, the traditional pastry is commonly eaten during the festivities and is best served with hot tea. But with so many remarkable options, where does one start?
Well, with this list, of course! Whether you’re looking to gift the perfect set to family and friends or indulge from the comfort of your own home, you’ll find it here. Behold, 11 mooncake recommendations for you to consider.
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur x Melinda Looi
The luxe hotel collaborates with award-winning fashion designer, Melinda Looi, who curated a conceptual box based on ancestral inspirations, called ‘The Grand Gambit’. Aside from housing the mooncakes, the western chess box design also comes complete with chess pieces and dice so you can enjoy a game or two. As for the cakes themselves, flavours include an exquisite medley of traditional essences, like White Lotus and Black Sesame, and modern elements, namely Salted Caramel and Dark Chocolate Truffle.
Prices for the sets start at RM253.13. To order, click here.