Sunday, September 23, 2012
Wishing all of my dear friends : 中秋节快乐！
The Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese lunar calendar. (Next Sunday) On this day, offering of mooncakes, grapefruit, /pomelo , Chinese tea etc are made to deities and ancestors.
This is also a day celebrated with family gatherings, prayers and a lantern parade by children. 中秋节 is a public holiday in Hong kong, Taiwan and China. It is a big day to all Chinese.
I have made a mini box for my handmade miniature moon cake to celebrate the festival. and also added a newly made 柚子(grapefruit or pomelo ）, look delicious but cannot be eaten!
My handmade miniature clay moon cake ( I didn't use any mold to make these)
The one showed below was done by my advance student, Connie , step by step , everyone can make it!
These are the traditional moon cakes, without using any mold, I use my own method to