Sunday, November 15, 2009

Chinese Wedding Cakes 中式嫁女餅

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In Chinese tradition, male has to give cakes to female has part of their engagement gifts. Female in turn distribute the cakes to her friends and relatives together with an invitation card to the wedding banquet. Hence treating friends and relatives with cakes is an official announcement of a female's wedding. So if someone ask a female 'when are you treating me cakes' implies 'when are you getting married?'

Chinese Wedding Cakes



Recently I received a dozen of Chinese Wedding Cakes. Actually the product range is quite limited. Below are some of them: top to bottom:

Millenium Egg Puff
Red Puff with Egg Yoke
Pineapple Puff
Hong Kong Chinese Food - Chinese Wedding Cakes

5 comments:

En Kopp Zen said...

Oh,I wish I could check all these good food in Hongkong in 2 days time!!
/Celina

Trilojoe said...

looks yummy!where can i get these when i have a chance to visit Hongkong

Anna said...

Hi
There are several manufacturers. Wing Wah is one among the famous Chinese cake shops and they have a branch at the HK Airport. I remember they have one at the IFC Mall as well; more branches in Hong Kong and Kowloon. You can check their website for more information.
http://www.wingwah.com/pp_big/WingWah.asp

Katie Tam said...

Great stuff! I havent tried that before though

VenusInVirgo said...

those all look delicious!