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  1. News - China - MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL

    Mooncakes of solid gold are a Shanghai sell-out

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... "It's not a new idea to send real mooncakes to people as gifts, but even if you send someone mooncakes worth 500 yuan, he may not eat them. It is better to send our gold or silver mooncakes, which are worthwhile both as a collectable item and as something to be viewed." But analysts say the gifts have little investment value, as their prices are higher than the market value ...

  2. letters

    Posted Dec 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheuk-yan, Pooi To Middle School The true meaning of Christmas gifts I love Christmas. There are beautiful decorations, and my mother will cook a Christmas meal. It will include a big turkey, chocolate cakes and special fried rice and noodles. In my family, we usually exchange gifts after our Christmas dinner. I remember one time, I spent all my pocket money on a gift, but I received ...

  3. Colourful fun for the visually impaired

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wins Hung. Hung came with an entourage of Shangri-La volunteers bearing gifts in the form of icing, sprinkles and oversized white chocolate Easter eggs. After leading the group of eager ...

  4. Chocolate delight

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... boring, but the quality of the chocolate is superb. Each brightly coloured egg has a different filling, including praline, nut and strawberry. This is the perfect gift for those who love ... people. Lucullus Easter Egg Gift Tray with 8 pieces (HK$69) Although the eggs are made from simple milk chocolate, they have a nice cocoa flavour and are very smooth. The cute eggs, ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - Food & drink


    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... curious about. I also collect food when I go on holiday, and am given edible gifts by friends. I know through bitter experience that if I throw away something today, I'll need it tomorrow ...

  6. Home-made rice dumplings turn city into a glutinous paradise

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Johannes Pong foodandwine@scmp.com Tuen Ng might only be the Dragon Boat Festival for some, but for most it means jung or glutinous rice dumplings. Wrapped in bamboo leaves, jung (zongzi in Putonghua) can be bought all year round. While some families still go through the laborious process of wrapping their own dumplings come festival time for ritual gift exchange, giving out coupons ...

  7. Japanese designer Wakamatsu loves desserts you can wear instead of eat

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... chances to eat desserts. My friends and clients send me cakes and chocolates as gifts. I also visit more bakeries and candy shops to seek inspiration.' With pendants that look deliciously ... and other chocolate jewellery. But his favourite Valentine gift was a cake from his wife. 'It was actually a quite plain chocolate cake, without many decorations, but it was a cake made ...

  8. Present & correct

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Foodies will be chomping at the bit to get back in the kitchen to try out these gifts, writes Susan Jung When it comes to buying Christmas gifts for foodies, try to resist the temptation ... cream and cookies, there's no use giving them an expensive textured rolling pin used in making puff pastry. Here are some ideas for foodie gifts to get you started on your shopping list. ...

  9. Mooncakes offer a taste of bribery

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Expensive treats open tradition to abuse, says expert Mooncake manufacturers on the mainland are rolling out pricey cakes to cash in on the Mid-Autumn Festival gift ... of a wealth of mooncakes wrapped in alluring packages to catch customers' attention. Some of the packages were laden with 'complementary' gifts. One box-set of four cakes was topped off ...

  10. Sweethearts in the kitchen

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Chris Lau Just in time for Valentine's Day, two junior reporters took a chocolate-making class at the Towngas Cooking Centre in Causeway Bay on Monday. Chocolate expert Ho Chi-pin taught them how to turn chocolate chips into an exquisite Valentine's gift. Check out what they learned? Real versus decorative To make our treats, we used two types of chocolate: ...




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