Wednesday the 4th of October is Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节 Zhōngqiū jié) in China! To celebrate the festival, families get together and enjoy eating mooncakes (月饼 yuèbǐng) and drinking tea… and may even get to gaze at the full moon if the skies are clear enough!
But where does the tradition of mooncakes come from? And what are some of the most common flavours you can enjoy over the holidays? Read on to find out more!
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This past Saturday, CK Treasure Trove Merchants had the pleasure of taking part in the Shuangjing Block Party, an annual event that sees businesses from a variety of industries across Beijing come together for a day of fun, networking, food and drink.
In total, 12 Treasure Trove Merchants had the opportunity to take part, and show themselves and their products off in front of an estimated 5000 attendees.
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Practiced slow. Applied fast.
Easy to learn. Hard to master.
Real taichi combines health, self-defense and mindfulness, into a practice that is the quintessential Chinese martial art. Unfortunately, most taichi teachers only teach one aspect of taichi – the health part. Most people don’t even know there is more to taichi than simply feeling more relaxed and energized.
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