Asked in Cakes
What is a Chinese cake that is traditionally eaten at a mid-autumn festival?
Moon cakes were elaborate sacrifices offered to Moon Goddess at the beginning. As time goes by, people have gradually integrated the activity in praise of the moon with the moon cakes. Now at the Mid-Autumn Festival, people eat moon cakes to express their homesickness and love for their family member, and their hope for a bumper harvest and a happy life, as the moon cake symbolizes family reunion. Moon cakes made in various parts of China have different flavors. More facts about...
Asked in Chinese Language and Culture
How do people celebrate moon festival?
People usually eat moon cakes (small round cakes, some with egg yolk inside) under the harvest moon, the largest moon of the year. this is to celebrate the end of a big harvest. people will also burn incents and lanterns, both for fun and to pay respects. ...
Asked in Criminal Law, Grammar, Pronouns
Can you give an example of a sentence using the word possess?
Possess can take the place of the word 'has' or 'have' in any given sentence. I have three cakes = I possess three cakes After she kindly donated her three cakes to an orphanage, she then had none. = After she kindly donated her three cakes to an orphanage, she then possessed none. You see? ...
Asked in Candles
Where does the tradition of putting candles on birthday cakes originate?
It is believed that the Greeks started the tradition of putting candles on birthday cakes. Greeks used to put candles on birthday cakes so that they would glow like the moon. ...
Asked in The Moon
Which festivals is a time to worship the moon god?
The Mid-Autumn Festival This is a time to worship the moon god. Round moon cakes are traditionally eaten during this festival. ...
Asked in Home & Garden, Planet Mars, The Moon, Galileo
How the moon got its name?
The moon got its name because the word moon comes from the root word mona. Mona is the Latin word for month. The moon takes about a month to travel around a month to go from full moon to full moon. The moon was just named, moom because at the time, it was the only one discovered. ...
Asked in Pennsylvania, Amish
What is the Pennsylvania Dutch word 'Lebkuchen' in English?
"Honey cakes" is an English equivalent of the Pennsylvania Dutch word "Lebkuchen." Specifically, the Pennsylvania Dutch word combines two words into one. The beginning syllable "Leb-" refers to "honey." The ending two syllables "-kuchen" refer to the "cakes." ...