Whether you’re getting a mooncake set for yourself or others, there’s something for everyone at Takashimaya Department Store. Read on to find out some of our favourites.
5 Mooncake Sets That You Simply Can’t Miss
Old Seng Choong, $168.80
Old Seng Choong was founded by renowned local pastry chef Daniel Tay and can trace its history back to 1965. Its Four Heavenly Kings set is presented in an elegant tiffany blue faux leather tiered case that is adorned with watercolour florals and peacocks. Pss, you can reuse the case to house your jewellery or makeup! The set contains four different mooncakes varieties and two tea blends to top it all off.
Cherry Garden at Mandarin Oriental, $81.30/$89.90
You can’t go wrong with Cherry Garden at Mandarin Oriental, which has been featured in the Michelin Guide. Try this year’s two new creations — Mixed Nuts with Dried Tangerine and Mother of Dragons snowskin mooncake with candied dragon fruit and lime zest — or go with their delectable collection of traditional mooncakes. Regardless, they’re beautifully presented in a delicate sky blue box with floral motifs as well as wood and chrome-look details that is guaranteed to please!
Awfully Chocolate, $88.00
Awfully Chocolate’s indulgent handmade chocolate mooncakes are back! These tasty mooncakes are made with premium chocolate and paired with interesting fillings — perfect for those with a sweet tooth. And if that’s not enough, they come in hand-crafted art deco-inspired wooden chests with curved latches that are inspired by the full moon.
Chang Ho Sek, $90 – $113
For all durian lovers out there, Chang Ho Sek’s Mao Shan Wang and D24 durian snowskin mooncakes are made with pure durian flesh. Also, for the first time ever, there are Matcha Green Tea and Milk Tea snowskin mooncakes with actual chewy tapioca pearls! Mooncakes come in old-school tingkats or tin boxes for a nostalgic Mid-Autumn experience.
Kwong Cheong Thye, $45 – $60
Homegrown brand Kwong Cheong Thye has no fewer than 11 different mooncake flavours to choose from. From roselle, green apple, yuzu to durian, there’s bound to be a flavour that suits your taste buds. Top up $10 to have your mooncakes packaged in a shimmery golden or holographic box that is unlike any other – yet another case that can be repurposed to house your trinkets!
Interested to discover more brands? Check out mooncakes from over 50 brands including Goodwood Park, Home’s Favourite and Peony Jade at the Mid-Autumn Festive Celebrations at Takashimaya Square, B2, from Thu 8 Aug to Fri 13 Sep 2019! See you there!