The Chinese mid-autumn festival falls on October 4th this year and what better way to celebrate the centuries-old harvest ritual than the traditional way with delicious mooncakes? Here, we’ve listed nine spots you can get your mooncake fix around the Klang Valley, and some of the distinct flavours presented to you for 2017:
Classic mooncakes are given a Japanese twist at Nobu, and this year, patrons can choose from two curated sets, featuring flavours like Mochi skin with Miso yolk and pandan paste, and Baked Charcoal Bamboo mooncake with Black Goma paste. The mooncake sets (RM148 nett or RM168 nett) are now avail for orders and pick-up at Nobu Kuala Lumpur from 1st September to 4th October 2017, or Pavilion KL from 1st September to 30th September 2017.
Call 03-21645084 or WhatsApp 019-3895085 for enquiries and reservations.
Themed YUÈ, Westin KL presents whimsical mooncakes meant to transport individuals to the bygone times of lunar worship. Expect to find delightful flavours like Lotus Pandan and Signature Supreme Mixed Nuts, or bold-flavoured items such as the Mini Snow Skin Pure Musang King. There are also low-sugar options for those who are health conscious. Did we also mention the YUÈ Mooncake gift box (from RM168) that is equipped with Bluetooth speakers?
Contact 03-2773 8338 or email [email protected] to book your mooncake boxes now.
Award-winning Chinese restaurant Li Yen has produced specially handcrafted mooncakes that are sure to impress. Some unheard of flavours include the Mini Snow Skin Cream Cheese with Port Wine mooncake, and the perennial favourite Moët & Chandon Champagne Snow Skin variants, aside from traditional flavours like the savoury Li Yen Kam Tui with Chinese ham. Each mooncake is priced from RM13 nett, whereas a box retails from RM88 nett.
Call Li Yen at 03-27829033 or email [email protected] to order now from September 5 to October 4 2017.
Indulge in Shanghai’s best-selling Snow Skin Durian Paste with Truffles mooncake, or try the new and oddly satisfying Snow Skin Custard Paste with Mint mooncake, amongst other more traditional flavours. Avail from 28 August to 10 October 2017, the mooncakes are priced at RM93.28 nett for a box of 6 mini mooncakes or RM178.10 nett for a box of four large mooncakes. The special gift box this year resembles an antique jewellery box, so it’s definitely a plus point!
Contact 03-27198288 or email [email protected] for enquiries.
Celebrate the mid-autumn festival with glorious classic and snow skin mooncake flavours such as the Ping Pei Custard with Bird’s Nest, Ping Pei Mango White Chocolate Feuilletine or Ping Pei Musang King Durian. Choose from custom-designed gift boxes which can be personalised, and with each gift box comes RM20 rebate vouchers for F&B outlets at Shangri-La. Prices of the mooncakes range from RM26 to RM40, whereas the gift boxes are priced between RM104 and RM498.
Contact 03-2074 3560 or visit www.shangri-la-specials.com for orders from today until 4 October 2017.
In partnership with Oversea, the Malaysian National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is offering mooncakes in pretty red and white packaging, all in the name of charity as the profits raised from the sale will go to underprivileged kidney patients. Select from two boxes (RM68 or RM88) containing various classic baked mooncakes, and order via the booking form on the NKF’s official website before collecting them at the NKF Secretariat office in Section 14, Petaling Jaya.
Find out more by calling 03-7954 9048 or emailing [email protected].
Epicureans are in for a treat as TWG Tea presents the Lotus Jade Tea Mooncake Collection comprising the Lotus Jade Tea in Haute Couture Tea Collection® to complement exquisite tea-infused mooncakes four variations – Daydream, Cerise, Sunset and Constellation. Each mooncake is priced at RM38 whereas a box of four is RM152. Get the complete set with two mooncakes, Lotus Jade Haute Couture Tea and a Cotton Tea Filter at RM188.
Now available at all TWG Tea Salons and Boutiques throughout Malaysia.
If traditional mooncakes aren’t your thing, look no further than GODIVA’s mid-autumn festival offerings that include a variety of chocolate pastry mooncakes filled with the most decadent ingredients such as smooth chocolate ganache, almond chocolate financiers and almond paste, amongst others. House your Godiva mooncakes in beautifully floral gift boxes, priced between RM138 and RM798.
Get yours now at all GODIVA stores nationwide in Malaysia.
Delight in a range of traditional baked mooncakes in classic flavours and as an exciting alternative, try the all-new Ferrero Rocher mooncake which is filled with delicious hazelnut and chocolate cream, then sprinkled with edible gold dust that makes its debut this year. The mid-autumn treasures at Grand Millennium KL are presented in dual-coloured gift boxes, priced between RM34 nett and RM38 nett per piece.
Purchase directly at the hotel, or place orders via telephone at 03-21174888 or email at [email protected].