Time to buy your mooncakes before they sell out~ (Sep.8th is Mid-autumn)
Here’re some styles of mooncakes and their origins.
1-2 广式月饼 Cantonese Mooncake (Guangdong; Key words: Most Popular; Classic)
3-4 提浆月饼 Tijiang Mooncake (Beijing; thicker skin than Cantonese style; Beijing style also has Zilai Hong and Zilai Bai)
5-6 苏式月饼 Suzhou Mooncake (Suzhou, Jiangsu; the skin has soft layers and it has the fullest fillings out of all the mooncakes; personal favorite)
7 潮式月饼 Teochew Mooncake (Chaozhou, Guangdong; skin also has layers but very crunchy)
8 Cantonese Mooncakes come in various shapes, the most popular is the lucky double fish.
Above are some traditional style mooncakes. Here’re also two popular new varieties inspired by the Cantonese mooncake.
9 桃山皮月饼 Momoyama Mooncake (Japan)
10 冰皮月饼 Snow skin mooncake (Hong Kong)