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Mooncakes from heaven: Hong Kong's sweet obsession

China Daily | Updated: 2017-09-08 09:51

HONG KONG - It is one of Hong Kong's most treasured food traditions - the buying, giving and eating of mooncakes to mark Mid-Autumn Festival, which is celebrated by Chinese communities around the world next month.

Bakeries and supermarkets are already packed with boxes of the dense pastries, traditionally filled with a heavy, sweet concoction of lotus seeds and egg yolks.

But not all mooncakes are created equal.

Mooncakes from heaven: Hong Kong's sweet obsession

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