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Mooncake Sonata


Alan Ooi

Book Description

This cookbook will show you the complete mooncake making process.  Starting from making the golden syrup (a secret step in the mooncake making process), to making the mooncake paste filling and mooncake skin, this cookbook takes away all the mystery behind making this delicate Chinese pastry and will guarantee your success.  Contains 36 different and unique mooncake recipes.  One of the most comprehensive cookbooks devoted only to mooncake making, it is a book that must not be missed for those serious about making mooncakes at home.  Also, for the professional chef who wants to explore new mooncake flavors.

About the Author

Chef Alan Ooi is a successful baking chef with over 15 years of baking experience.  In this cookbook, he shares with us his experience and expertise in making mooncakes, pastries and desserts.  He also shares with us all his mooncake making tips and secrets with 36 detailed recipes. Chef Ooi is currently a baking consultant and a baking teacher based in Malaysia.

Table of Contents

  • About Alan Ooi
  • The Mooncake Festival
  • Mooncake Tips
  • Commonly used ingredients and molds
  • Recipes
    • Golden Syrup
    • Yam Paste Filling
    • Lotus Seed Paste Filling
    • Pandan Lotus Seed Paste
    • Red Bean Paste Filling
  • Baked Mooncake Recipes
    • Coconut Mooncake
    • Traditional Fish Doll Mooncake
    • Longevity Peach Doll Mooncake
    • Piggy Mooncake
    • Shanghai Mooncake
    • Seven Starts with the Moon
    • Bamboo Charcoal Mooncake
    • Five Kernel Mooncake
    • XO Sauce Chicken Floss Mooncake
    • Dried Fruits Mooncake
    • Black Sesame and Lotus Seed Mooncake
    • Red Yeast Rice and Chestnut Mooncake
    • Chocolate Coffee Mooncake
  • Snowskin Mooncake Recipes
    • Pandan Custard Snow Skin Mooncake
    • Green Tea Mooncake
    • Chestnut Mooncake
    • Coffee Cheese Mooncake
    • Durian Mooncake
    • Jade and Black Pearl Mooncake
  • Puff Pastry Mooncake Recipes
    • Basic Methods of Puff Pastry
    • Yam Puff Pastry
    • Gold Ingot Mooncake
    • Plum Blossom
    • The Lotus
    • Jade Rabbit
    • Chicken Floss and Sesame Puff Pastry
    • Longevity Peach Puff Pastry
  • Agar Agar Mooncake Recipes
    • Dragon Fruit Agar-Agar Mooncake
    • Yam Agar-Agar Mooncake
    • Coffee Cheese Agar-Agar Mooncake
    • Sweet Corn Agar-Agar Mooncake
    • Layer Agar-Agar Mooncake
    • Ice Cream Mooncake
    • Chocolate Ice Cream Mooncake
    • Strawberry Ice Cream Mooncake
    • Coffee Ice Cream Mooncake
    • Durian Ice Cream Mooncake
    • Raspberry Ice Cream Mooncake

Publication Date

May 2011


Bilingual, English & Mandarin Chinese (Simplified)


Full color



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