|An assortment of moon cakes laid out prettily.|
An important part of the festival celebration is moon worship.
Houyi helplessly looking at his wife Chang'e
flying off to the moon after she drank the elixir.
The ubiquitous pastries come wrapped in a variety of wheat, rice or jelly crusts and are filled with everything from red bean paste, lotus seeds, almonds, egg yolk, minced meat, candied fruits, nuts or chocolate.
|Chang'e, the Moon Goddess of Immortality|