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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Hong Konnovation:
Mooncakes 月餅

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Posted on September 27, 2015 at 01:03 AM

It's here! It's here! The Mid-Autumn Festival is finally here! We thought it would be appropriate to share the evolution of mooncakes in the latest edition of Hong Konnovation. First, the history Mooncakes (月餅) are a baked delicacy that people eat during the Mid-Autumn Festival, a festival for lunar worship and moon watching. They are given to [...]

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Hong Konnovation:
Eggettes 雞蛋仔

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Posted on September 22, 2015 at 17:05 PM

Background In this edition of Hong Konnovation, we explore the wonderful world of eggettes. To begin with, traditional eggettes are a sweet, crispy-on-the-outside-and-gooey-on-the-inside treat that’s one of the most popular snacks in Hong Kong. Although their origins are unknown, this street food became popular in the 1950s and has since captured the hearts of the [...]

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