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Hotel Equatorial Double Indulgence Mooncake Preview @ Golden Phoenix

It's the time of the year again where we would be looking forward to another festive season of tanglungs, candle lightings and indulge in mooncakes when celebrating the fifteenth day of the eighth moon, around the time of the autumn equinox.

Yes. The Mid Autumn Festival.

Lucky us all, we're pampered with an array of mooncake flavours that has been hitting the market for quite sometime. Thanks to Feedmelah.com, we were invited to Hotel Equatorial's Mooncake preview showcasing their new mooncake flavours, with an adjunct of their classic offerings.

We were busy sampling their new different types of mooncakes:

Golden Pheonix @ Equatorial Hotel1
Golden Pheonix @ Equatorial Hotel2

Golden Pheonix @ Equatorial Hotel3

Their Classic Collection includes Red Bean, Red Bean Green Tea, Pure Lotus, Low Sugar White Lotus, Pure Lotus Single Yolk, Mixed Nuts, Pure Lotus Double Yolk & Low Sugar White Lotus Single Yolk.

Golden Pheonix @ Equatorial Hotel4

Under their mini mooncake selection, Hotel Equatorial offers the Shimmering Moonlight that resembles cute lil' gold ingots.

Golden Pheonix @ Equatorial Hotel5

Along with these sweet darlings, the packaging comes pretty too.
Harvesting Happiness comes with six mid-sized mooncakes that includes the limited edition of fork and knife with porcelain handle.


Other luxury boxes with elegant packaging.


After the mooncake preview session, the chefs from Golden Phoenix whipped up a rewarding feast for us all, introducing some of their new dishes and promoting their specialties.

Ginseng Chicken Soup


Rich Men's Fried Rice ('Fut Lou' Chau Fan)


Scallops with Mango and assorted vegetables


We were entertained and given lessons on how the La Mien was made. Watch the chef in action.

Golden Pheonix @ Equatorial Hotel6

Spicy La Mien with Brinjals


Deep Fried Foo Chuk (beancurd) Prawn Rolls with Tom Yam Sauce


Spoil ourselves with the Durian Pancakes. They just melt in our mouth! :)


Herbal Jelly with Coconut was very refreshing. Very thoughtful of them to serve us this thirst quenching and cooling serving after having the durians.


The Chef Trio behind the creative mooncakes and dishes.


For more info on their mooncakes, please visit http://www.minimooncake.com/

Golden Phoenix Chinese Restaurant
Lobby Level, Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur
Open for Lunch : 12noon to 2.30pm
Open for Dinner : 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm daily.
Reservations : 03-2161 7777 ext 8455
Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur


qwazymonkey August 23, 2010 at 10:11 PM  

Wow! So colourful! My fave was the soup that day.

Anonymous August 23, 2010 at 11:22 PM  

The mooncakes and its packaging are very nice indeed~ nice pictures there^^

ai wei August 24, 2010 at 1:00 AM  

very nice photos!!! that soup was superb :)

*have to start writing liao*

Ciki August 24, 2010 at 9:00 AM  

great shots guys! ur making me hungry all over again! eek :P

choi yen August 24, 2010 at 9:11 AM  

The shimmering moonlight so cute~~

Shell (貝殼) August 25, 2010 at 11:40 AM  

Wow! What a special flavour mooncake! I would like to try their bamboo hazelnut mooncake

Christina Kim August 25, 2010 at 5:45 PM  

You did this on purpose, to make us envious of your feast, is it not? LOL! =P
Really colorful lar, and I think it makes everyone wanna fast forward to the next festive month dy! =D

uLi.佑莉 August 26, 2010 at 11:38 AM  

Nice mooncakes :)

~Christine~Leng August 26, 2010 at 9:44 PM  

i like the spicy la mian best ;P

thanks! ;)

faster faster ^^

cumi & ciki~
thank you! we shall meet again for another makan session ;P

choi yen~
very cute little ingots ;)

yea.bamboo hazelnut was special. so was their yam too :)

haha.. tempting you to go get mooncakes now ;) can't wait for next month's celebration :)

^^ very colourful and pretty ^^

kwpang September 7, 2010 at 8:54 PM  

These are the most colorful mooncake i have every seen so far, can they be eaten?

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