Shangri-La Hotel, Guangzhou recently launched its 2013 lotus-themed mooncake collection with 15 flavours for guests to choose from. The mooncakes are packed in sophisticated boxes embroidered with colourful clouds, a symbol of auspiciousness in Chinese culture.
Made from a traditional recipe using the finest ingredients, the White Lotus Bean Paste Moon Cake offers exquisite flavours perfected in the past two decades and is once again crowned the “Gold Medal Mooncake.” This year’s newly created flavours include Matcha and Red Bean Paste, Honey Pomelo Paste, Pandan Lotus Bean Paste, Green Tea Paste, Pumpkin Paste and Coconut Paste.
Cantonese-style flavours with seafood filling include Scallop with XO Sauce Paste Moon Cake, which is prepared with superior dried scallops and a slightly spicy seafood sauce; Assorted Dried Seafood Paste Moon Cake, which is filled with stock braised abalone, fish maw, sea cucumber and sun-dried mushrooms; and Abalone Paste Moon Cake, which is made of diced abalone wrapped in lotus bean paste and offers a slightly crunchy texture.
For those who care about health and nutrition, Mixed Nuts Paste, Bird’s Nest Lotus Bean Paste, Spirulina Algae Paste, Black Sesame Paste, Black Jujube with Walnut Paste and a sugar-free version of Pumpkin Paste Moon Cake are recommended.
The mooncake collection is available now in various gift boxes priced from Rmb228. For enquires or reservations, please contact the hotel’s mooncake hotline on (86 20) 8917 6813.
Shangri-la Hotel, Guangzhou has always been the first-choice business hotel in town. Strategically located in the city’s new business and commercial district, the hotel is adjacent to the Canton Fair complex with easy access to a host of major attractions and nearby transportation. Overlooking the Pearl River, the hotel is known as an urban oasis offering 704 spacious rooms and suites and 26 serviced apartments. Eight stylish restaurants and bars cultivate an authentic ambience for exploring dynamic culinary arts and a backyard putting green allows for a friendly golf practice session of “approach and putt.” A total of 6,000 square metres of meeting and banqueting venues featuring two majestic ballrooms, eight function rooms and a 100-seat auditorium cater to events of any scale. In addition, the signature CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La blends traditional Asian healing philosophies with modern-day luxury to create an experience of pure indulgence and spiritual revitalization.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com