Once in ancient China, there was a cunning Prince who fought against the Mongols. With the help of his Senior Deputy, the Prince devised an ingenious plan to reclaim the city that was occupied by the invaders. The plan was very simple. His Senior Deputy was to dress up as a Taoist Monk and, while disguised, walk through the city and hand out uniquely made mooncakes to the people. The people found a secret message inside these special mooncakes. The Prince asked for their assistance to aid him and his soldiers in reclaiming the city from the Mongols. With the people’s help, the Emperor-to-be was thus able to take over the city and claim his throne.
From ancient Chinese legends to present day penchant for the traditional, award-winning Chinese Restaurant, Tai Zi Heen, located on Level 2 of Prince Hotel & Residence in Kuala Lumpur celebrates Moon Festival between August 1 to September 22, 2010 and offers their home-made signature mooncake creations. Many thanks to Tourism Malaysia Brunei and Shirley Hoo, Director of Marketing Communications of Prince Hotel, we had a princely opportunity to bring these award-winning mooncakes home in exquisitely packaged box set—white lotus paste with single egg yolk, Pandan with single egg yolk and melon seeds, low sugar Hong Kong white lotus paste, etc. with tea leaves to complement the flavour.
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Winding down our week long tour of Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi on July 27th, we returned to Prince Hotel to be ushered into the award-winning Tai Zi Heen Chinese restaurant located on Level 2 where it’s also very popular for their Dim Sum. Moments after sitting down, inspired by their signature dishes, I quickly forgot how exhausted I had been and whipped out my PowerShot G11 to share these delights with you all. I know, food these sinful, it’s wrong to be selfish!
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