Thursday, September 3, 2015

Conrad Centennial Singapore - Golden Peony's Luxury Mooncake

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Some time ago, I was cordially invited by Conrad Centennial Singapore to the launch of a series of luxury mooncakes selection from their award-winning Golden Peony restaurant. I looked forward to the session as I am a mooncake lover. Taking down 1 to 2 full mooncakes was not a problem when I was younger but it is getting tougher with age. ^_^ Mid-Autumn festival is also a significant festival in the family as Hubby and I celebrate our annual wedding anniversary.

Snowskin mooncakes always entice me. I like to sink my teeth into the chill and soft filling. Children love it too as it feels like a dessert after meal. Golden Peony has 4 mini snowskin delights to pick from.

Popular Mini Snowskin Delights
1. Mango with Nata de Coco (迷你冰皮香芒椰果)
2. Green Tea with Melon Seeds (迷你冰皮绿茶瓜仁)
3. Chestnut with Red Bean (迷你冰皮马蹄红豆)
4. White Lotus with Cookies and Cream Cheese (迷你冰皮白莲蓉乳酪曲奇饼)

Despite the launch of new flavours, traditional mooncakes never go out of fashion. Do not miss out the Classic Favourites from Conrad Centennial.

Classic Favourites
1. Traditional Baked with White Lotus Paste (纯正白莲蓉月饼)
2. Traditional Baked with Mixed Nuts (传统五仁月饼)
3. Traditional Baked with Single Yolk in White Lotus Paste (单黄白莲蓉月饼)
4. Traditional Baked with Double Yolk in White Lotus Paste (双黄白莲蓉月饼)

I was able to try out all the mooncake selections from Golden Peony and I enjoyed them to the fullest! The mooncakes are not too sweet nor oily.

As the saying goes, the best is always saved for the last. Here comes Golden Peony's signature mooncake! Initially, I thought it will be yam flavour within the beautiful layers of crust but I was totally wrong.

Golden Peony Signature
- Sweet Potato Mooncake in Crispy Filo Pastry (迷你酥皮金薯月饼)

That evening, Masterchef from Hong Kong and his team demonstrated how Golden Peony's signature mooncake was made. He gladly shared his experience and showcased his skills during the demonstration. From choosing the ingredients, preparing the sweet potato, to kneeding the dough and skillfully putting in the fillings and wrapping it up. The entire process looked so simple but only an expert chef like him could do it to perfection.

Look at these pretty Sweet Potato Pastry - all ready to be deep fried!

But that's not all! Within a couple of minutes, Chef used the Sweet Potato Pastry and created a beautiful piece of food art.

Golden Peony mooncakes is available for sale at The Terrace from 31 August to 27 September, 10am to 8pm, as well as at the following outlets.

1. Ngee Ann City, B2 Takashimaya Square, 27 August to 27 September, 10am to 10pm
2. TANGS VivoCity, Central Court Level 1, 1 September to 27 September, 10am to 10pm
3. Millenia Walk, North Galleria, 7 September to 27 September, 11am to 8pm

For enquiries, corporate orders or bulk purchase, please call 65 6432 7486/87 or 8322 9841. Alternatively, please email

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