Sunday, September 26, 2010

Mid-Autumn Festival

So september 22 is the Taiwanese holiday, Mid-Autumn Festival. Basically we get the day off school and families come together to eat and every gives each other mooncakes. Some moon cakes I really love, some really suck. Just like snacks in America. I do have pictures.

"The Mid-Autumn Festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar, which is in September or early October in the Gregorian calendar." ~

There are a LOT of stories to this. So you can check out wikipedia and read them if you want.

For my Mid-Autumn Festival, I made spring rolls with family and they taught me how! It was really exciting. I want to make them again. Because that day I was sick, so I had to stop helping. I really REALLY like Taiwanese fried spring rolls. REALLY. I hope I can make them in America for my mom, brother, Zack, and my boyfriend. I think I'll be able to. It'll be fun.

Then we went to Peggy's house. There was soo much food. It was fun. But I spent the whole night with David on Google chat trying to get my money problems fixed. We think it's fixed. But we're still waiting for an email. So I will keep you updated.


  1. Michelle, mmmmm it sounds delicious. Yes, you must make spring rolls for us when you get back. It sounds like your host family and you had fun even though you were sick. I'm glad you feel better. Love, Mom

  2. Nice pics by the way :-) I always enjoy looking at them. Thanks for adding them as I know it takes sooo long. <3 <3 xoxo <3 <3

  3. It really does take so long and I have such limited time. But I love doing this blog. Thank you for commenting mom. I love you too.

  4. The mooncake looks very good. It's making me hungry :P seems like you're getting to try all sorts of cool food in Taiwan!

  5. That mooncake wasn't really good. I didn't eat it. Just took pictures.

  6. It's a pity those mooncakes weren't as good as they looked. They're so pretty!!! At least you got to take a picture of them ;D

    And I'm so excited for spring rolls!!! :D They make them on campus, so my Japanese cravings are usually satisfied. But I'm getting tired of them. Maybe you should just come back now and become my personal chef. I think that's a really really good idea ;D

  7. Everything looks good here, but the taste is never what you expect.

    The spring rolls I have had here are sooo much better than American ones. I'll be your personal chef.