As the Mid-Autumn Festival rolls around, we once again consider the mooncake: dense, sweet and almost threateningly rich. While the traditional treats are usually had with Chinese tea to refresh the palate, hotels are increasing selling their offerings with a boozy beverage companion.
Classic Bake Auckland, baked confection that includes red bean paste, salted egg, mixed nuts, lotus seed and chestnut. It’s pairing this with a sweet wine to stand up to all those flavours with our rose, merlot or sauvignon blanc
Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake
Red Bean Paste Mooncake
Mixed Nut Mooncake
and a bottle of wine.