For a limited time, you can order a CODA X RISING Mooncake.
October’s full moon marks the beginning of the Mid-Autumn Festival – well, spring for us Downunder – a special time for family gathering, thanksgiving, prayer and moon worship.
Mooncakes represent the moon and are the signature dish of the festival, symbolising harmony and longevity. RISING invited Kay-Lene Tan, Coda and Tonka’s Executive Pastry Chef, and visual artist Jason Phu (part of RISING’s Call to Artists) to reinterpret the mooncake of their childhood.
Jason and Kay-Lene came up with a modern take on a mooncake designed as a lotus flower, a symbol of hope for the times we find ourselves in.
The mooncake’s flavours are a mixture of Jason and Kay-Lene’s childhood memories, smoked and salted egg yolk, matcha and red bean mousses and some creative license.