A reason to love Mid-Autumn Moon Festival are the varieties of mooncakes 月餅 available! Although there aren’t any Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream Mooncakes available in Vancouver (disappointed), at least there are plenty of ice mooncakes 冰皮月餅. Janice Cakeshop isn’t bad, but I prefer La Patisserie 金磨坊西點.
Available in variety of flavours: green tea matcha, mango, sesame, red bean, durian, chocolate, etc. The most populars are mango, sesame and matcha so it is best to pre-order to avoid disappointment. The skin is soft mochi like and the center has plenty of filling. It is fragrant and doesn’t taste artificial.
If you are a fan of Chinese baker, their buns, pastries and birthday cakes are first class. It is worth paying a little more for quality.
La Patisserie Vancouver 金磨坊西點
Cuisine: Bakery, Cakeshop
8278 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6P 4Z6
La Patisserie Richmond 金磨坊西點
6360 Number 3 Road
Richmond, BC V6Y 2B3
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