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Autumn Festivals & Events

These pretty moon cakes made for the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival (aka Moon Festival) are from Sheng Kee bakery in Taiwan.  They can be ordered from Bostonbookshop.com, but since the festival starts on September 22, you might want to go to the Asian Food Market in Plainsboro, or the Great Wall in Franklin Park, and shop in … Continue reading

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

The Chinese Mid Autumn Festival, also called the Moon Festival, takes place on October 3 this year. It celebrates the fifteenth day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar, when the moon is at its brightest for the year. There are several legends surrounding this holiday, and one of them explains the Lady in the Moon … Continue reading