Chrysanthemum Mooncake recipe

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Ever since I discovered that I can make my own homemade natural food colourings, I have been very excited to try out using them in many different ways. And because of RnF’s mooncakes series, my kitchen has been filled with a lot of mooncake ingredients that are more than enough for me to conduct some […]

How to make Snowskin Mooncakes (recipe without shortening)

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Now that you have known the basics of traditional Vietnamese mooncakes (if you haven’t, check out the recipes for baked mooncakes here and snow-skin mooncakes here), it is time to get creative. I love old-school and traditional styles when it comes to food, but there is always room for improvement for everything in life. To […]

How to make Matcha Mooncakes with Red Bean Filling

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Matcha (green tea) is probably one of the most popular health food at the moment. The full-of-life green colour of matcha powder, which is essentially the ground leaves of a special type of green tea, is a tell-tale sign of its many great health benefits. Certainly in Vietnam and many other Asian countries, matcha-flavoured desserts have […]

How to make snowskin mooncakes (cold Singaporean style)

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I first tried Singaporean snow-skin mooncakes a few years ago when I happened to travel to Singapore during Mid-Autumn Festival. The ingredients of a Singaporean snow-skin mooncake are relatively similar to those of Vietnamese one: the crust is made of glutinous rice and traditionally white (hence the ‘snow’ in ‘snow-skin’), the filling is usually made […]