Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse is celebrating the auspicious Mid-Autumn Festival by sourcing the best ingredients to make mooncakes with 4 different fillings, offered in a Thai classic wooden box. The Chinese pastry is considered an auspicious delicacy and made for everyone’s sharing and tasting during the festival. The hotel is offering a special mooncake promotion from August 16.
The Moon Festival is a beautiful Chinese tradition that is also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival that’s held to celebrate the end of the autumn harvest on the full moon night of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. This year the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 24. The festival is associated with moon worship at night that involves many offerings, one of which being mooncakes that are as round as the full moon.
The mooncakes are packaged in a beautiful box of 6. The filling is full of auspicious symbols of complete life, happiness, and family reunion. The Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse has prepared mooncakes which come in a good size weighing at 80 grams with 4 fillings:
“Mooncake with Durian, Lotus Seed Paste and Egg Yolk Filling” comes with the pleasant scent of durian jam that blends well with lotus seed paste and a big egg yolk like a full moon.
“Mooncake with Lotus Seed Paste and Egg Yolk Filling” has a creamy lotus seed paste that goes well with a soft yolk.
“Mooncake with Lotus Seed Paste and Macadamia Filling” has the refreshing crunchiness of specially sourced macadamia.
“Mooncake with Sliced Sheets of Seasoned Dried Pork and Assorted Nuts and Seeds Filling” has the mouth-watering aroma of seasoned sweet sheets of dried pork that perfectly complements the fragrant smooth paste of various types of nuts and seeds.
All are welcome to purchase the auspicious mooncakes at Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse. A box of 6 mooncakes costs THB1688 + (+ 7% VAT). A special mooncake promotion is also being held from August 16 onward: order 5 boxes and get 1 complimentary box, or order 10 boxes and get 3 additional boxes free of charge. For more information, call 02-088-5666 or log on to www.bangkokmarriottsurawongse.com.