What famous food is eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival?

What famous food is eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival?

What famous food is eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival?

Sweet Mooncakes
Sweet Mooncakes With Spiced Walnut and Red Bean Filling Molded decorative mooncakes are the defining food of the Mid-Autumn Festival. The burnished golden pastries hide fillings like salted duck yolk surrounded by mung bean paste, lotus paste, or red bean.

Is Mid-Autumn Festival like Thanksgiving?

Mid-Autumn Festival is considered a harvest festival, and some people even compare it to Thanksgiving in American culture. This is a time for families to hold reunions, and many Chinese people travel back to their hometowns.

Which sweet baked product is eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival?

A mooncake (simplified Chinese: 月饼; traditional Chinese: 月餅) is a Chinese bakery product traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節). The festival is about lunar appreciation and Moon watching, and mooncakes are regarded as a delicacy.

What is the difference between Mid-Autumn Festival and Thanksgiving?

The most common traditions for the Mid-Autumn Festival include eating moon cakes, gazing at the moon, and creates Chinese Mid-Autumn Lanterns. Thanksgiving Day is a time for many people to give thanks for what they have. Traditionally a day for families and friends to get together for a special meal.

What do you do on Mid-Autumn Festival?

Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋節 / 中秋节
Celebrations Lantern lighting, mooncake making and sharing, courtship and matchmaking, fireworks, family gathering, dragon dances, family meal, visiting friends and relatives, gift giving
Observances Consumption of mooncakes Consumption of cassia wine

What is Thanksgiving called in China?

Thanksgiving is widely celebrated in the USA and Canada. The Chinese word for Thanksgiving Day is 感恩節/感恩节 (gǎn ēn jié). Literally, it means “to feel thankful” + “holiday.” No matter whether you are celebrating Thanksgiving Day or not, the festival reminds us to be grateful for what we have.

How long does the Mid-Autumn Festival last?

three to seven days
The festival often lasts for three to seven days.

How do the Chinese celebrate Thanksgiving?

In China, many North American expats like to have a Thanksgiving meal and invite their local friends and workmates. However, finding turkey is problematical in most cities unless their is a foreign-oriented store there. So people usually roast geese or chicken instead.

How do you wish someone a happy Mid-Autumn Festival?

Mid Autumn Festival Messages

  • Wishing us a long life to share the graceful moonlight, though thousands of miles apart.
  • Bright moon and stars, Twinkle and shine.
  • Happy Mid-Autumn Festival.
  • Wishing you good fortune and happiness on this Moon Festival.