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How To Pair Your Mooncake With Tea Or Wine



The Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching, and we all know what this means. Mooncakes. Lots and lots of mooncakes. Eating mooncakes as you are celebrating the Mooncake festival will certainly make you feel happy and satisfied, particularly if you are there with family and friends. And where there’s food, there are drinks as well.


The thing about mooncakes (and any other type of food, for that matter) is that they can have their taste heavily influenced by the drink you associate them with. Match them with the right tea or wine and their taste will be intensified and delicious. Make the wrong match and even a delicious mooncake might end up tasting less desirable. You just need to learn how to pick the right drink.


Tea Pairings For Mooncakes


Having tea has always been the default beverage to pair with mooncakes during the Mid-Autumn Festival. However, it can be a mind-boggling task given the number of tea choices out there.


Here are the best pairings that you may want to try out:


Green Tea With Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake


The lotus seed paste mooncake with baked skin is the most commonly sold mooncake. Given the nature of the filling, it can be very sweet and if you eat a lot of it, it can get too much at some point. This is why you may want to pair it with some green tea.


It will balance out the sweetness in your mouth, and it can also improve your digestion. Green tea can also prevent glucose from staying too long in your system.


Peppermint Tea With Snowskin Mooncake


People with a sweet tooth will often try many varieties of sweet and creamy snowskin mooncakes. A good way to en