Traditionally created to give thanks to the moon for a bountiful harvest, Mid-Autumn festival is that time of year we celebrate the season with delectable mooncake treats. As the seasons go, mooncakes have now evolved from the customary baked mooncake with lotus or red bean filling to a variety of innovative casings and fillings. This Mooncake Festival, make it special with these mooncake offerings from Kuala Lumpur’s finest kitchens.
At EQ Kuala Lumpur, traditional meets trend with the speciality mini snow skin mooncakes that are part of the Celestial Treasures set. The mooncakes come in flavours such as White Lotus with Dried Fruit, Yuzu Pandan with Pumpkin Seeds, Taro with Red and Black Goji, Snow Skin Green Tea Red Bean with Mixed Nuts, Rose Lychee (all at RM32 each) and the must-try, Musang King Durian (RM42 each). Each set comes in an attractive limited edition box that can be used as a photo frame. Early bird discounts of up to 15% apply until 31 August.
Find the menu and more information at: www.eqkualalumpur.com/dining-promotions/
The full moon is said to symbolise prosperity and family reunion. Some of the best presents for seasonal family gatherings come from the mouth-watering creations at Shangri-la Hotel. Sample the MasterChef signature flavours Pandan Lotus Paste with Black Sesame and Bird’s Nest which comes in a specially designed Masterchef Gift Box and includes 8 pieces of this favourite mooncake (RM428 per box). Savings of up to 20% are can be made on bulk purchases. Mooncake vouchers worth RM120 are also on sale and valid until 25 September 2020.
Indulge every member of the family, including travel and whisky aficionados with the ensemble presented by Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur. Encased in a lavish, deep red chest inspired by the mid-century vintage travelling trunks of yesteryear that could double up as a jewellery case, these luxurious delicacies include the luxurious Chivas Whisky with Golden Raisins flavour (RM45 per piece). A minimum 3-day notice is required for this decadent mooncake as it allows for the raisins to soak in the Chivas whisky. Club Marriott and Marriott Bonvoy members as well as cardholders of Maybank, CIMB Bank, HSBC, Hong Leong Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank and United Overseas Bank (UOB) get to enjoy an exclusive 10% savings on all mooncake purchases.
To purchase, visit Latitude 03, lobby level of Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur or call +603 2263 7434 for the order form.
At Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur’s Li Yen restaurant, Dim Sum Chef Tan Tiong Guan continues to honour and preserve treasured tradition of mooncake making through artistically crafted delights. The Moët & Chandon Champagne Snow Skin series with the exclusive Mini Snow Skin Moët & Chandon Champagne Mooncake (RM18) and Mini Snow Skin Moët & Chandon Rosé Imperial Champagne Mooncake (RM22) have been recurring crowd favourites as is the Mini Snow Skin Cream Cheese with Port Wine Mooncake (RM20). The mooncakes are available for pre-order and will be available for purchase from 15 August.
To place an order, WhatsApp +60186468033 or WeChat @LIYENKL or call +603 2782 9033
The Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur managed by Banyan Tree offers evergreen signature flavours in traditional baked mooncakes with options such as a Yam Lotus Paste with Single Egg Yolk (RM32) as well as the Pandan Lotus Paste with Single Egg Yolk (RM32); in total there are six options including Red Bean Paste and White Lotus Paste options. Each Pavilion of Treasures box (RM188 nett) comprises six medium-sized mooncakes, and are presented in a design resembling a jewellery box. Early bird savings of 20 per cent apply for purchases up till 15 September.
To order visit: www.banyantree.com/en/malaysia/pavilion.hotel