Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM
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The implacable and debonair Travelling Gourmet TM waxes lyrical on…
MOONCAKES for the season is near us…Mooncake Festival is coming very soon and you MUST try the Pan Pacific Singapore’s super-duper velvety and not to sweet Durian Snowskin Mooncake from Hai Tien Lo their fine dining Chinese restaurant! Outstanding! other flavours are also yummie. Cannot decide? TRY THEM ALL! LIVE! LIVE! Must TASTE!
Lychee and Soursop are yummie too! SAS! Sweet and Sour delights the true-blue gourmet’s palate!
NEVER EVER SAY die! Dying is for losers and morons. LIVE to eat and enjoy LIFE! When you are dead, you cannot eat or taste ANYTHING! MOronic imbecilic wannabe food bloggers always say this ueber-passe asinine phrase: to die for. BEYOND STOOOOPID! When you are dead you cannot eat anything goondoos!
Pan Pacific MOONCAKES are to live for!
…Running rings around the MOON>>>>:-)
Excellent! Reuse! Reduce Recycle!
Simply YUMMIELICIOUS! Presented in a re-usable gift box and a pretty pink cooler bag. The gift box can become a jewellery box for the lovely lady in your life! 🙂 https://thetravellinggourmet.wordpress.com
The Travelling Gourmet TM’s BEST Mooncake Presentation and Packaging AWARD goes to Hai Tien Lo of the Pan Pacific Singapore! You are Number ONE!
The Travelling Gourmet TM was also especially PLEASED with the taste, texture and flavours of the Cempedak Snowskin Mooncake. A veritable Meisterstueck (translated from German – masterpiece in English). Beautiful explosion of honeyed flavours on your eager tastebuds…of this flavoursome cousin of the humble jungle jackfruit aka nangka!! 🙂
Common name : Moraceae, Chempedak, Artocarpus champeden, jack tree
Ethnic names : Bankong (Malay), Champada (Thai), Mit to nu (Vietnam)
Scientific Name : Artocarpus integer
Appearance : Cempedak is a sausage-shaped exotic jungle fruit, smaller in size when compared to that of a Nangka or Jackfruit. It has a foliage green color and turns ever so slightly yellowish as it is ripening. Each sticky gooey fruit contains a bright yellow pulp covering the large brown seeds. The surface of the Cempedak flesh is velvety soft, beautifully sweet with a sticky mouthfeel and pleasing powerful aroma to the connoisseurs. Poepl of poor taste or worse…NO taste do not like it. For example, there are those who hate durian and foie gras and even Oscietra Caviar from Azerbaijan. WEll, then go eat Chapati and Curry from the hawker center! 🙂
Keep calm and carry on eating!!!!
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