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It's that special time of year for Mooncake!!!

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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 (2–3Β 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...

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