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Moonlit Mid-Autumn Festival


Choong Su Yin 

Book Description

The classic techniques of mooncake making are discussed in this cookbook.  This cookbook will detail the mooncake making process from the beginning.  From making the golden syrup for the mooncake pastry to the filling such as lotus paste, red bean paste to assembling the final mooncake, this cookbook will show you how, every step of the way.  The cookbook will also show you more creative and unique mooncakes such as chocolate mooncakes and ice cream mooncakes.  Definitely a must buy for those serious about learning how to make mooncakes. 

About the Author

Born in Kampar, Perak, Madam Choong Su Yin (Mrs. Deng) was formerly a Chinese and music teacher before her retirement.  During her tenture, she would take regular trips to Hong Kong, where she attended culinary classes.   She is now the principal and instructor of a cooking instruction school.  Madam Choong is a trusted and respected figure in the women’s circle.  Over the years, she has earned numerous accolades from the F&B industry and laid a solid foundation in the realm of culinary arts.

Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • The Legend & Origins of Mid Autumn Festival
  • Mid Autumn Festival Customs
  • The Making of Mooncake
  • Mooncake Making Pointers
  • Commonly Used Ingredients and Moulds
  • Traditional Mooncake Making Tips
  • Cooking Lotus Paste
  • Cooking Syrup
  • Making Mooncake Pastry
  • Recipes 
    • Thousand Layer Yam Mooncake
    • Pandan Snow White Mooncake
    • White Lotus Paste Mooncake
    • Konnyaku Fruit Mooncake
    • Red Bean Paste Mooncake
    • Traditional Snow White Mooncake
    • Candied Melon Mooncake
    • Date Paste Mooncake
    • Coconut Mooncake
    • Chocolate Mooncake
    • Plum Agar-Agar Mooncake
    • Century Egg Mooncake
    • Custard Mooncake
    • Mooncake Biscuit
    • Jade Lotus Paste Mooncake
    • Red Date Agar Agar Mooncake
    • Red Date Agar Agar Mooncake
    • Orange Snow White Mooncake
    • Roasted Duck and Salted Egg Yolk Mooncake
    • Shanghai Mooncake
    • Yam Snow White Mooncake
    • Sweet and Salty Mooncake
    • Chickpea Paste Mooncake
    • Chocolate Snow White Mooncake
    • Coconut Mooncake Biscuit
    • Western Milky Mooncake
    • Ice-Cream Mooncake
    • Golden Ham and Nuts Mooncake
    • Sweet and Sour Mooncake
    • Golden Pigs
    • Yam Agar-Agar Mooncake
    • Single Egg Yolk Lotus Paste Mooncake
    • Chao Zhou Mooncake
    • Soft Round Mooncake Biscuit
    • Durian Mooncake
    • Durian Agar-agar Mooncake
    • Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolk

Publication Date

June 2010


Bilingual, English & Mandarin Chinese (Simplified)


Full color



Purchase "Moonlit Mid-Autumn Festival" Cookbook