Mandarin Oriental Mooncakes

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM

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The indomitable and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet TM features…

MANDARIN Oriental Singapore’s medley of traditional and snow skin mooncakes, alongside time-honoured favourites to celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival from their fine dining Cantonese restaurant, Cherry.

The 2021 Mooncakes collection has unique creations such as the traditional baked Chestnut Paste with Hokkaido Milk, Apricot and Melon Seeds, a Japanese-inspired delight with an ivory dairy centre encased in luscious chestnut paste with crunchy healthy melon seeds.

 

Mooncake with Teh Guan Yin Tea (Goddess of Mercy)

Harvested during summer to retain the tea leaves’ honey-like fragrance, the newly introduced
Tieguanyin with Macadamia Nuts will appeal to tea aficionados with its aromatic delight of tea flavoured silver lotus paste studded with macadamia.

Snow Skin Mooncakes!

A Nyonya inspired Pandan Coconut mooncake is a tribute to Singapore’s rich culinary heritage. Perfumed with fresh pandan and with aromatic and nutty flavourss from dehydrated coconut, this subtle yet distinctive snow skin treat will please loved ones who love mooncakes with  tropical flavours

Those who like for tea and fruit pairings will appreciate a second delicacy of Biluo Chun Green Tea with Guava and Chestnut, featuring a balance of fruity essence and hints of bitter notes from the tea harvested in the Spring season.

Low Sugar healthy Mooncake

Guests seeking a healthier option can indulge in perennial classics including Low Sugar Silver Lotus Paste with Double or Single Yolk, and the Lychee Martini and Chocolate Truffle, which features a chocolate orb centre enveloped in lychee infused white lotus paste.
Cradled in exquisite packaging embellished with elegant floral motifs, these premium mooncakes are presented in box of either two or four pieces for the traditional baked mooncakes or box of eight pieces for the snow skin selections.

Please call 6885 3500 or e-mail mosin-mooncakes@mohg.com for orders or enquiries. Online order is available at https://singapore.mandarinorientalshop.com/collections/mid-autumn-festival.

Cherry Garden

Cherry Garden is located on level 5, Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square. It offers an eclectic menu of Cantonese cuisine, presented with artistic modern flair. The restaurant uses fresh, seasonal produce, to provide diners with an authentic Cantonese dining experience. A varied wine list, which features a balanced selection of Old World and New World wines, is also specially selected to match the menu, alongside a wide selection of premium Chinese teas.

For reservations and enquiries, please email mosin-dining@mohg.com or call +65 6885 3500.

About thetravellinggourmet

As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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