Moon Dream Mooncakes to Celebrate Your Mid-Autumn Festival, The Westin Kuala Lumpur

Friday, September 07, 2018


Hey merrygoers!

With just a blink of an eye and the Mid-Autumn Festival is back! This ancient tradition which started off as an offering to the moon is not a Chinese symbol of reunion and a bridge to connect and stick all the roots of a family tree strong.

You would have probably seen all the many different brands of mooncakes on sale at the various malls. From baked mooncakes to snowskin to even ice-cream mooncakes, no one can miss out on this festive season and it's the perfect reason to reunite with friends and family to enjoy some sweet delicious mooncakes. 


This year, The Westin Kuala Lumpur invites you to enjoy the Mid-Autumn Festival with its traditional sweet and creamy Moon Dream mooncakes. 


Presenting 7 delectable flavors of traditional bakes mooncakes, satisfy your cravings with the all-time favourite Pearl of Prosperity and Read Bean Paste or tantalize your tastebuds with the Supreme Mixed Nuts; perfect for the nut lover. Meanwhile for those who are health-conscious, grab the Low Sugar Plain White Lotus Paste with or without single Yolk (but seriously who doesn't like the egg yolk in their mooncake). 


Creative flavors such as Green Tea Cranberry and Pearl of Harmony (Black Sesame Single Yolk) should not be missed as well this year. With a strong Green Tea flavor mix with the tanginess of cranberries plus the aromatic black sesame, it is sure to be the favourite among your guests. 


Specially made with the notion of family attachment and kinship in mind, this year The Westin Kuala Lumpur mooncakes are packaged beautifully in a thoughtful personalized box which can be turned into a LED light box. The exterior of the gift box is crafted with a family conceptual picture while the colorful bright lights symbolizes the beautiful family and life. This is definitely one of the unique mooncake boxes in town and perfect as a gift. 


Designed with the concept of reminiscing old times, the elegant YUE Mooncake Gift Box is presented in 2 distinctive traditional outlooks with a modern twist. Regardless of the genre one prefers, music always work wonder as a therapeutic time machine and bring sweet memories back. YUE refers to the phonetic symbols for delight, music and moon, this multi-functional gift box comes incorporated with a set of bluetooth speaker, allowing customers to play their preferred tracks as they relish on the exquisite Westin mooncakes.


This year, thanks to The Westin Kuala Lumpur I had the opportunity to watch Chef Chong Kon Phin demonstrate how Westin Mooncakes were made and also tried making my own mooncakes! Making the perfect mooncake sure takes practice and although Chef Chong made it look so easy, it sure wasn't. Here's some 101 on making mooncakes courtesy of Chef Chong Kon Phin from The Westin Kuala Lumpur.

Step 1: Prepare the filling and let to rest overnight



Step 2: Prepare the dough (Do not overknead the dough)




Step 3: Roll and cut the dough


Step 4: Shape the mooncake (Use your preferred filling)

Step 5: Fit into mould and bake



Available from 30 July to 30 September 2018, Westin Mooncakes can be purchased and picked up from Five Sen5es (Level 1) between 12pm to 2.30pm or from 6pm to 9.30pm. Customers who purchase and pay the full payment for the mooncakes via online can collect their respective boxes at The Concierge if they wish to collect it too. In addition, the mooncakes can be sent to the room for in-room dining for in-house guests who purchase the mooncakes. 


You will be able to find Westin Mooncakes at Mid Valley Megamall Mid-Autumn Festival from 6 September to 24 September 2018 with starting price from RM148.00 per set. Special discounts are available for Starwood Preferred Guests, Beyond & Club Marriott members, bulk purchases and credit card holders (Maybank, Citibank, CIMB, Hong Leong Bank, HSBC and UOB).

To book your mooncake gift boxes or for further enquiries, call 03-27738338 or email westindining@westin.com.

Til next time,
xoxo
Miriam

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