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In Malaysia, you would often be presented with beautiful boxes when you buy mooncakes from established companies. Some of these boxes are made from steel or in a very beautiful packaged box. Some of the boxes are so beautiful that it is such a waste to throw away. These containers, unless those made from cardboard [...]

Mooncake festival is coming very soon and many would be looking for shop for mooncake laterns for their home, office or kids. If you wish to just find a place with convenient parking and grab your laterns, then you may visit hypermarkets or shopping complexes that by now would be busy selling mooncakes and mooncake [...]

People sometimes choose jelly mooncakes over traditional mooncakes because: the price is cheaper due to the cost price of jelly mooncakes are lower health conscious as jelly mooncakes has lower calories simply love the taste of jelly mooncakes There is a lady called May who has been selling jelly mooncakes in the pasar malam in [...]

During mooncake festival, children would play with tang lung or laterns. The tang lung or laterns that I grew up with were made of hamper papers and steel wires. Later battery operated ones were introduced and the latest I see this year is the cute moving minions. While visiting Petaling Street, I came across a [...]

Many years ago, Bakers Cottage started introducing mooncakes as part of their annual sales. They started with beautiful mooncake boxes/ containers and come up with mooncake variants. The sales of their mooncakes shot up, helped by the packaging. As many people are giving mooncakes as gifts, the outer appearance are very important. Recently I went [...]

If you live around Kuala Lumpur area and wish to purchase ingredients to make mooncake, you can try going to a shop called Chai Huat Hin which is located at Jalan Tun H.S Lee (in Chinatown KL area). This is the shop that I have mentioned in my previous articles where my mom used to [...]

Finally I have managed to find a shop that is selling wooden moulds that are used for making mooncakes, angku and other local delicacies (kuih). The shop is located in Petaling Street area: The mooncake moulds being sold are also reasonably priced (RM49.90 if not mistaken): The shop also sell the steel that is used [...]

Mooncake business is now a very lucrative business for many business owners. For once a year, bakeries, hotels and restaurant chains would be selling their own mooncakes with the price increasing gradually each year. Previously, my mom would make mooncakes at home and distribute them to her friends, neighbors, friends and relatives. Of course, it [...]