Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM
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The indomitable and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet TM features Shangri-La Singapore’s…
MOONCAKES…this year, Shangri-La Singapore presents the quintessential baked mooncakes packaged in a choice
of nostalgic red, sophisticated blue, or elegant champagne gold. All are patterned with flowers in full
bloom to represent the bountiful harvest that the festival honours. The perennial favourite is the Shang
Palace Four Treasures ($80, 4 pcs), which includes:
• Reduced Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste with Single Yolk
• Reduced Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste with Double Yolk
• Mixed Nuts with Chicken Ham
• Reduced Sugar Plain White Lotus Seed Paste
A selection of traditional baked favourites such as Black Sesame with Taro and Melon Seeds, and
Reduced Sugar White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncakes in four different variations will also be
available, both in a box of four and as single pieces. For more details, refer to Annex 1.
Shangri-La Singapore’s mooncakes are available for purchase online at bit.ly/SLSMooncake with
delivery or collection from 15 July 2021 to 21 September 2021.
To celebrate Shangri-La’s 5oth Anniversary a special Mooncake that brings good luck and good health!
Shangri-La 50th Anniversary Gift Box – For the discerning gourmand
An exclusive signature recipe by Shangri-La Group’s Executive Chinese Chefs comes this fragrant
variation to the perennial favourite mooncake that is crafted to commemorate Shangri-La’s Golden
Jubilee. Treasured 50-year aged mandarin peel, is combined within velvety sweet red bean paste with
floral notes from dried rose petals. Boasting special significance, the ingredients of mandarin peel
symbolizes good health and luck, red beans represent the longing to be reunited with loved ones, and
roses embody love and care.
The 50-year Aged Mandarin Peel, Rose and Red Bean Paste Mooncakes are beautifully packaged
in a cylindrical box inspired by the ethereal scenery of Shangri-La, a fabled land shrouded in mountainous charm and mystery
[Shangri-La 50th Anniversary Gift Box ($148, 9 pcs)]
Try the Snowskin Mooncake with Kaya or Egg Jam
The Kaya with Reduced Sugar White Lotus
Paste ($78, 8 pcs) is a Nyonya inspired homage to the local palate
featuring Shangri-La Singapore’s very own
kaya. This aromatic favourite is made fresh inhouse with coconut, gula melaka, and eggs. This
mooncake features the kaya’s silky smoothness
in a delicate white chocolate shell hidden in
reduced sugar white lotus paste.
The Travelling Gourmet TM says, “Keep calm and eat Shangri-La’s Mooncakes”