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Foods and Festivities

Updated: 2011-09-07 13:43
( chinaculture.org)

Traditional foods for a Chinese Mid-Autumn feast are red — for good luck. Lobster and salmon are particular favorites along with apples, pomegranates, roasted peanuts, pomelo, chestnuts, fatt koh (sponge cakes) and moon cakes.

Foods and Festivities

 

Similar harvest festivals with their own unique traditions also occur during the same time - in Korea during the three-day Chuseok festival; in Vietnam during Tet Trung Thu; and in Japan at the Tsukimi festival.

On the Web, learn more about Mid-Autumn festival celebrations in the U.S. and around the world and discover a rich source of food and recipes of the season, festive e-mail greetings, along with the colorful folklore, stories, music, poems and legends associated with the Mid-Autumn Festival...

Source: Chiff.com

Editor: Shi Liwei

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