In celebration of the upcoming Mooncake Pageant, The RitzCarlton, Langkawi is happy to announce two tantalizing mooncakes, rigorously crafted by the culinary maestros at Hai Yan, Langkawi’s solely fashionable Chinese language restaurant. Led by government sous chef, Chef Jay Goh, legends are reinvented in edible kind, with the sunshine of the moon symbolized by the Lava Salted Egg Custard Mooncake, and the decadent Vahlrhona Chocolate Custard Lava Mooncake representing the mortar utilized by the Jade Rabbit.
The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi Launches Delectable Mooncakes You’ll Love
With the assumption that distinctive mooncakes are made with solely the best and freshest substances, Chef Jay and the Hai Yan crew take pleasure in being concerned in each step, from sourcing substances to creating them in-house, for a memorable gastronomic expertise.
The Mooncake Pageant, also called the Mid-Autumn Pageant, is an historical competition celebrated by the Chinese language diaspora, whereby mates and households collect and current one another with mooncakes that symbolize unity and the enjoyment of togetherness. In keeping with the resort’s tagline “A Legend Reinvented”, the paranormal story of the goddess Change and the Jade Rabbit impressed the creation of this 12 months’s mooncakes.
The Legend of Chang-e is a few expert archer named Hou Yi who saved humanity by capturing down 9 suns, which have been scorching the earth and its individuals. Hou Yi obtained the elixir of immortality from the Queen Mom of the West as a reward for his bravery, however didn’t devour it as he didn’t need to be immortal with out Chang-e. He handed it to her for safekeeping, however Chang-e needed to swallow the elixir to guard it from a treacherous apprentice who wished it, and in consequence, she ascended into the sky and have become the Goddess of the Moon. Hou Yi was heartbroken after listening to of Chang-e’s sacrifice, and after seeing a form on the moon that appeared like Chang-e, he displayed her favourite fruits and muffins, to indicate her he missed her. Touched by their love, the Mom of the Moon allowed them to reunite each Mid-Autumn. The Jade Rabbit is a divine creature who helps to organize the elixir of immortality, residing on the moon with Chang-e.
Lava Salted Egg Custard Mooncake
As luminous as the sunshine of the moon, the delectable Lava Salted Egg Custard combines the crowd-pleasing taste of salted egg, which oozes out like lava from this artisanal mooncake. The right mix of candy and savory, it echoes the paranormal story of Chang-e’s ascent to the moon.
Valrhona Chocolate Custard Lava Mooncake
For chocolate fanatics or friends preferring one thing just a little sweeter, the beautiful Valrhona Chocolate Custard Lava mooncake awaits. The fragile outer crust fantastically contrasts the wealthy and clean Valrhona chocolate lava filling. Impressed by the legendary mortar utilized by the Jade Rabbit, every chunk of this delectable delight will depart friends totally enchanted.
Obtainable for dine-in or takeaway in Langkawi, Hai Yan’s mooncakes are made recent and require at the very least 48-hours advance reserving. They’re priced at RM58 every or RM116 for 2, and are offered in a basic picket field. The Mid-Autumn Pageant at Hai Yan runs from 15 August – 30 September 2023, from 1.00pm – 4.00pm and 6.30pm – 10.30pm.
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