Kee Wah Bakery is a chain of bakery stores in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the United States, founded in Hong Kong in 1938 by Wong Yip Wing (1911–1999), they are well known in Hong Kong and overseas Chinese communities for their traditional Chinese pastries and delicacies.
It is also famous in the UK because stores in Chinatown would import some and people from HK would send them over. However, in the recent years people have been getting fed up with traditional mooncakes due to health reasons and family sizes are as not big as before.
The traditional sized mooncakes would last you for days because they are quite sickly and during the mooncake season, there are so much mooncakes about that when you share it with people, the chances are that they have already had some.
Before the festival, many bakeries are already selling mooncakes which attracts people to buy new and specials flavours for themselves, then nearer the festival, people will start buying mooncakes for others.
Anyway, there are so many varieties at Kee Wah, ranging from traditional to modern ones that there is a mooncake for everyone.
Thank you Kee Wah Bakery for all these mooncakes.
This year was sweet and refreshing with the new Lemon and Honey with Pine Nuts Egg Custard Mooncake.
Lemon Custard is now my favourite!!
Personally the Lemon was addictive because it was moreish and there was a Western element to it.
[Only available at the Wanchai flagship store].
The 80th Anniversary gift box had my favourite Red Bean paste pastry with 15-year old Mandarin peel, Chinese Ham mooncakes with assorted nuts and the traditional White lotus seed paste mooncake with yolk.
In collaboration with Eu Yan Sang, there is Red Bean paste pastry with Mandarin peel from Eu Yan Sang!!
The Assorted custard mooncakes includes the delicious new Honey with Pine Nuts Egg Custard Mooncake.
In the Assorted Mini Panda Mooncake Gift Box you get mini white lotus with yolk, mini egg custard and mini red bean paste with yolk.