A roast turkey is the centrepiece of any Thanksgiving meal, just as mooncakes are a must at Mid-Autumn Festival. Both have their fans and detractors – where do you stand? Photo: Getty Images/Tetra images RF
A roast turkey is the centrepiece of any Thanksgiving meal, just as mooncakes are a must at Mid-Autumn Festival. Both have their fans and detractors – where do you stand? Photo: Getty Images/Tetra images RF

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Thanksgiving 2020 vs Mid-Autumn Festival: which is best – turkey, mashed potato and pumpkin pie, or hairy crabs, snails and mooncake?

  • Both holidays are harvest festivals that revolve around the importance of food and family, but with very different dishes and condiments on the table
  • From green beans and cranberry sauce to rice cake and fried lotus root, we consider the best of both worlds

A roast turkey is the centrepiece of any Thanksgiving meal, just as mooncakes are a must at Mid-Autumn Festival. Both have their fans and detractors – where do you stand? Photo: Getty Images/Tetra images RF
A roast turkey is the centrepiece of any Thanksgiving meal, just as mooncakes are a must at Mid-Autumn Festival. Both have their fans and detractors – where do you stand? Photo: Getty Images/Tetra images RF
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