Snow skin mooncakes (冰皮月餅) are a modern twist on the traditional dessert for the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. Originating in Hong Kong, they are not baked, but are instead served cold. Given that the traditional Cantonese version involves rich fillings like salted duck egg yolks and lotus seed paste, these ones are touted as a lighter variation - very important in East Asia with an ever-aging population.

Snow skin mooncakes (冰皮月餅) are a modern twist on the traditional dessert for the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. Originating in Hong Kong, they are not baked, but are instead served cold. Given that the traditional Cantonese version involves rich fillings like salted duck egg yolks and lotus seed paste, these ones are touted as a lighter variation - very important in East Asia with an ever-aging population.

n Kyoto, Japan’s most traditional city, the way of making wagashi is known as Kyogashi and there are many places around the city where you can try your hand at making some Kyogashi for yourself!

n Kyoto, Japan’s most traditional city, the way of making wagashi is known as Kyogashi and there are many places around the city where you can try your hand at making some Kyogashi for yourself!

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