Take a trip to Takashimaya Department Store this autumn for the annual Mid-Autumn Festival, which features Singapore’s largest selection of mooncakes. The event is open at Takashimaya Square until 13 September, and visitors can discover this favourite sweet treat from a selection at more than 60 mooncake stalls. The sweet delicacy is a traditional, symbolic Chinese dessert that symbolises the 13 moons of a full year and the significance of the 15th day of the 8th Chinese lunar month. Today this is celebrated throughout August as the Mid-Autumn Festival. The pastry filled mooncake dessert has grown in popularity internationally and is available in colourful and creative designs as well as gluten-free and sugar-free options. With more than 60 stalls offering up their own mooncake recipe varieties, visitors can expect unique fillings alongside traditional classics. Find Singaporean treats from Awfully Chocolate and Home’s Favourite, oriental ingredients at Baker’s Well and culinary delights from some of Singapore’s most well-known five-star hotels. Be sure to seek out Pryce Tea for a selection of Singaporean teas and gift sets to accompany your mooncakes.
The Takashimaya Department Store Mid-Autumn Festival is open now until 13 September.
Takashimaya Department Store, 391A Orchard Road, Singapore, +65 6506 0458