Many of you are wondering what mooncake is. It is a delightful light and fluffy pastry made in china. They make it in the fall to celebrate the "Mid-Autumn Festival". It is one of the most four festivals celebrated in China. The moon cakes are offered to friends and family during harvest time and are delicious. A rich thick filling usually made from red bean or lotus seed paste is surrounded by a thin (2–3 mm) crust and may contain yolks from salted duck eggs. Mooncakes are usually eaten in small wedges accompanied by Chinese tea. My husband travels quite often to China and he brought these back with him. They were delicious so we had to find an Asian market that carried them. Pull up a comfy chair, get a cup of tea and a mooncake to eat with tea, then get ready to enjoy the rest of your afternoon.