Shanghai Street Food #21 Homestyle Mooncakes: Suzhou Shì Yuè Bĭng 苏州式月饼
Suzhou-style mooncake:: This style began more than a thousand years ago, and is known for its layers of flaky dough and generous allotment of sugar and lard. Within this regional type, there are more than a dozen variations. It is also smaller than most other regional varieties. Suzhou-style mooncakes feature both sweet and savory types, the latter served hot and usually filled with pork mince. Filling made from roasted black sesame (椒鹽, jiāoyán) are common in flaky Suzhou-style mooncakes.
Chinese Traditional Glutinous Rice Rolled Cake (软糕，老妈糕， 老嫲糕, 香蕉糕） - Guai Shu Shu
INTRODUCTION Every year after moon cake festival, this cake will start to appear in Facebook. The reason is simple because many family have leftover Gao Fen (糕粉） or cooked glutinous rice flour from the preparation of snow skin moon cake. Yes, traditionally, this cake was prepared using gao fen without the need to steam. I …