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Aunty Khar Moi’s Pandan-Skin Mooncakes

In Biscuits and Cookies, Confectionary, Snacks on November 10, 2009 at 5:11 pm

pandan-skin-mooncakes

You know you’re walking into a hardcore kitchen when the first thing you see is stacks upon stacks of boxes filled with gorgeous home-made mooncakes.

The women on my Dad’s side of the family in Singapore — they’re fearless cooks.

Pineapple tarts, bak-zhang (glutinous rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo leaves), black vinegar-braised pig’s trotters? They could whip those together with their eyes closed.

Recently, however, the task at hand was Chinese mooncakes, eaten to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls this Saturday … [read more]

From A Tiger In The Kitchen

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  1. Absolutely gorgeous!

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