One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A round cake eaten during the Chinese Moon Festival.
- ‘Mid-autumn brings more lanterns and mounds of sweet paste-filled moon cakes.’
- ‘The best time to find spring rolls is in April; moon cakes are available during the Mid-Autumn Festival; and the Dragon Boat Festival heralds delicious rice dumplings, zongzi.’
- ‘Bakers in Vietnamese communities begin to prepare weeks before the festival by making moon cakes of sticky rice.’
- ‘She set up a stall under the arcade of her own townhouse to sell moon cakes.’
- ‘And when you've caught your breath after the race, indulge in some moon cakes, or visit one of the seven restaurants in Chinatown.’
- ‘Two Chinese men reported that chopsticks were too difficult to use, instead they ate their moon cakes with their fingers.’
- ‘Susie brought Chinese moon cakes into the office today.’
- ‘Should you be feeling adventurous, some bakery chains like are offering ice cream moon cakes.’
- ‘Family members and friends also share moon cakes.’
- ‘Han people watch the full moon and eat moon cakes, which are a symbol of family unity.’
- ‘Railway volunteers passed out moon cakes to passengers, while musical performances in the main hall commemorated the holiday.’
- ‘On this occasion, the restaurant welcomes its guests with the specially made moon cake accompanied by boiled red groundnuts and shredded ginger.’
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