Thanks to the wonderful invitation, I recently have opportunity to sample the exquisite range of Mooncake Collections presented by Tai Thong in conjunction with the coming Mid-Autumn Festival celebration.
Featuring old time favourites and new flavours, a wide variety of baked and snow skin mooncakes are available to be purchased at Tai Thong restaurants as well as selected hypermarkets and kiosks.
Keeping those traditions alive, Tai Thong has crafted 4 new flavours this year to the existing extensive array of mooncakes while preserving that unique taste and quality of presentation, which include Durian Emperor, Mocha Milk Tea, Snow Skin Japanese Potato with Custard, and Snow Skin Pandan Single Yolk.
A fascinating new addition to this year’s baked skin series, Durian Emperor (RM20.30 per piece ; RM14.30 per mini piece) features a daring mix of ingredients. Using fresh and fragrant durians, chef turned the durian’s flesh into a soft delicate pulp wrapped with baked skin, creating a sumptuous bite of luscious unlike any other.
The charcoal-baked Mocha Milk Tea Mooncake (RM19.80 per piece ; RM13.80 per mini piece) takes its inspiration from the popular Hong Kong “Ying Yong” drink. It is one of my favourites among all the varieties, I really enjoy its unique taste of mocha coffee and royal milk tea lotus paste.
Attractive in bright colour presentation, the Snow Skin Japanese Potato with Custard (RM19.30 per piece ; RM13.80 per mini piece) has a sweetish taste in its smooth fillings, goes very well with some Chinese tea.
Enjoy the classic flavour of Snow Skin Pandan Single Yolk (RM19.80 per piece ; RM14.30 per mini piece) with delicate blend of salted egg yolk enveloped in fragrant fresh pandan paste.
Baked Skin Series
* Lotus Double Yolk (RM20.30 per piece)
Savour the delectable extravagance of double golden egg yolks, encased in fragrant sweet signature lotus paste.
* Lotus Single Yolk (RM19.30 per piece ; RM13.30 per mini piece)
Relish the richness of traditional lotus paste, filled with a single salted yolk, studded with melon seeds.
* Pure Lotus (RM18.30 per piece ; RM12.80 per mini piece)
Premium-grade lotus seeds form the natural delicate sweetness and fine texture of their signature lotus paste.
* Pure Red Bean (RM13.80 per piece ; RM9.80 per mini piece)
Crafted to suit contemporary palates, the delicate sweetness of fresh red adzuki bean paste is subtle and simple.
* White Lotus Single Yolk (RM19.80 per piece ; RM13.80 per mini piece)
Fragrant white lotus paste, combined with a single golden yolk is enwrapped in a classic baked skin mooncake.
* Pure White Lotus (RM18.80 per piece ; RM13.30 per mini piece)
Enclosed in luscious golden brown skin is a divine filling of aromatic white lotus, simply delicious!
* Black Sesame White Lotus Single Yolk (RM19.80 per piece)
Pairing the finest black sesame paste with white lotus filling, this traditional flavour is both nutritious and delicious.
* Assorted Fruit and Nuts (RM20.30 per piece)
A medley of crunchy nuts, coupled with the citrus tang of dried fruits, creates sensational texture and delicious taste.
* Jade Custard (RM19.80 per piece ; RM13.80 per mini piece)
A delightful mixture of fragrant pandan paste and creamy custard, this is an all-time favourite that can’t be missed.
* Pure Pandan (RM18.80 per piece ; RM13.30 per mini piece)
This timeless classic remains a popular choice among all with its natural pandan sweetness and smooth texture.
* Salted White Lotus with Belacan Dried Shrimp and Chicken Floss (RM19.80 per piece ; RM13.80 per mini piece)
A daring mix of ingredients, this innovative creation definitely packs a punch with its salty and spicy flavours.
Snow Skin Series
* Imperial Musang King Royale (RM98 4 mini pieces)
A premium limited edition mooncake filled with pure Musang King durian flesh – perfect for durian lovers!
* Snow Skin Lotus Single Yolk (RM19.30 per piece ; RM13.80 per mini piece)
A flavourful combination of premium grade lotus paste with single golden yolk and tender snow skin.
* Snow Skin Lotus (RM18.30 per piece ; RM13.30 per mini piece)
This time-honoured classic is filled with velvety-smooth lotus paste, highlighted by delicate snow skin.
* Snow Skin Red Bean (RM13.80 per piece ; RM10.30 per mini piece)
Fresh red adzuki beans are ground, made creamy and enveloped in snow skin, a truly classic delight!
* Snow Skin Yam Single Yolk (RM19.30 per piece ; RM13.80 per mini piece)
Teo-chew inspired, this pairs a single golden salted yolk with delicately light yam paste and soft snow skin.
* Snow Skin Durian Coulis (RM20.30 per piece ; RM14.80 per mini piece)
Fresh durian pulp and durian paste bring out the pungent fragrance and intense flavour of the King of Fruits.
Free from artificial colourings and flavourings, Tai Thong mooncakes are certified HALAL by the Islamic Development Department of Malaysia (JAKIM) and are HACCP compliant.
Crafted with love and passion using the finest ingredients, Tai Thong mooncakes are the ideal gifts of pure captivation for this Mid-Autumn festive season. For more information, please visit www.taithong.com.my.
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