Occurring on the 15th day of the eight month of the Chinese lunar calendar when the moon is at its brightest, the Mid-Autumn Moon festival has become an occasion for family reunions all over the world, which like the ubiquitous moon cakes that abound during the season, symbolizes family solidity and union. It is considered to be the time of year when children are happiest and traditional candle-lit lanterns shaped in various forms are visibly displayed.
As a child then, I would look forward to playing this dice game and fervently pray that I would win the grand prize. For a newbie, it would be confusing to understand the combinations of the dice, thus, I would often ask my dad whenever I get a prize.
These are the few possible combinations:
Manila Pavillion’s Patisserie is inviting you to join them as they celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival from September 14 to October 18, 2015 as they lay out a delectable spread of mooncakes.
Mooncake is considered the most important food to be eaten during the Mid-autumn Festival as this is believed to invite good luck and dispel bad luck. Mooncakes are pastries that is filled with a sweet paste, nuts and salted egg. Most common fillings are lotus seed paste and sweet bean paste.
To welcome the moon, purchase a hearty mooncake perfect for your tea party on the 27th of September. Revel in the delightful aroma of palatable moon cake variants available at the Patisserie. For the large mooncakes, there’s the lotus with macadamia, egg custard, mixed nuts, lotus with 1 or 2 eggs, lotus plain, mongo with 1 or 2 eggs and mongo plain. And for the mini mooncakes, available flavors are chocolate, ube, egg custard, mixed nuts, lotus plain and mongo plain. Prices start at Php1350 per box of four. Also comes in gift boxes perfect for giveaways starting at Php450 per box of four.
Manila Pavillion’s Mid-Autumn room nights promo