In the belief of Vietnamese people, mooncake is not only a usual gift but it also symbolizes for the reuniting, prosperity and happiness. Therefore, on Mid-autumn festival, every family also presents a couple of grilled cake and sticky rice cake to worship their ancestors.

Unlike various colors and shapes of modern mooncake, the aroma of jasmine in the sticky rice cake or the fatty and nutty flavor of melon seed in grilled cake are always remained in one’s mind on every autumn festival.

Let’s explore processes of making mooncake in one of traditional bakehouses in Hanoi.

Newly-baked mooncake

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Kneading the powder in order to cover the stuffing




Preparing a mould, spinkle dry powder into the mould


Vietnamese people often have mooncake with tea


Mooncake making class for children


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Tommy Ngo

Tommy Ngo was born as a child of Home of Traditional Folk Music of graceful Vietnam. Besides a common role of a master of IT and professional blogger, Tommy also has a passion with traveling and discovering as deep as possible the beauty and culture of the S-shaped country.

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