Mad for mooncakes, one of the world's most calorific festival traditions

Delicately designed, overwhelmingly dense and often an acquired taste for many in the West, mooncakes are one of the most famous foods found in Chinese communities around the world this time of year.

Every year on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar, Chinese and other Asian cultures celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Mooncakes are as important to festivities as turkey is to Thanksgiving and latkes are to Hanuka

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