Contest! Real Canadian Superstore Moon Festival Recipes

Real Canadian Superstore Moon Festival Recipes 2

For the upcoming Moon Festival (also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival), Real Canadian Superstore has teamed up with Stephanie Yuen: she is widely recognized as an expert and authoritative voice on Chinese cultural celebrations especially with the in-depth insights into the traditions, cultural significance, food and recipes of the festivals. She is a Vancouver-based food writer, and Chinese cuisine cookbook author (East Meets West). She has created flavourful recipes with authentic ingredients available at local Real Canadian Superstore to celebrate the Moon Festival:

Wok-fried Noodles with Chicken and Garden Vegetables
Serves 4

3 pc T&T ® Dried Shiitake mushrooms
300g T&T® Fine Dry Noodles (1.8kg box package)
200g Chicken breast, julienned
3 Tbsp cooking oil
2 Tbsp chopped shallot
100g Julienned jicama
50g Julienned celery
1⁄2 red or orange pepper; julienned
1⁄2 tsp sea salt
2 tsp T&T® light soy sauce
2 tsp Chili bean sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp sugar

1/ Rinse mushroom and soak in 1 cup of hot water for 30 minutes. Remove caps and julienne mushrooms. Set mushroom liquid aside.

2/ Bring 6 cups of water in a medium pot to a boil on high heat. Follow cooking instructions on box to cook the noodle.

3/ In a bowl, mix chicken with 1 tsp soy sauce, 1⁄2 tsp sesame oil and 1⁄2 tsp sugar.

4/ Place wok on high heat, add 1 Tbsp cooking oil, add shallot and brown for 15 seconds. Add remaining oil and chicken, stir and cook for 1 minute. Add noodles and remaining seasoning, mix well. Add 3 Tbsp of mushroom liquid. Stir, cover and cook for another minute. Add jicama, celery and pepper, stir and cook for 30 seconds. Enjoy!

Turkey, Taro and Shiitake Stew
Serves 4 on rice

300g turkey breast, cut into 1⁄2” dices*
2 Tbsp cooking oil
1 Tbsp oyster sauce
6 pcs T&T® dry shiitake mushrooms
200g taro meat, quarter first and cut into thick slices**
1 tsp chopped ginger
1 tsp dark rice vinegar
1 tsp cooking wine
1⁄2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp sugar
1⁄4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro (optional)

1/ Marinate turkey with 1 tsp cooking oil and 1 tsp oyster sauce for about 15 minutes.

2/ Rinse mushrooms and soak in 11⁄2 cup of hot water for 30 minutes. Remove caps and quarter mushrooms. Set mushroom liquid aside.

3/ Heat remaining oil in wok on high heat, add ginger, brown for 10 seconds.

4/ Add turkey, stir and cook for 1 minute. Add mushrooms and taro. Stir well.

5/ Add remaining ingredients, mix well. Stir in mushroom liquid, bring to a boil. Cover and cook on medium for 12 to 15 minutes or until 20% of liquid remains.

6/ Add cilantro and serve with rice.

*Can be replaced by pork or beef tenderloin.

** Taro skin contains certain enzyme which causes itchiness. Wear kitchen gloves when peeling skin off taro to avoid getting itchy. Once skin is removed, handle the meat normally.

Mid-Autumn Dessert Soup with Taro, Barley and Tapioca
Serves 4 – 6

1⁄4 cup tapioca
1⁄4 cup barley
6 cups water
200g Taro, cut into 1⁄2” dices
1 can T&T® coconut milk (398 ml)
80g to 100g rock sugar (or palm sugar)

1/ Rinse tapioca and barley well and soak in 2 cups of water for 20 minutes.

2/ In a medium saucepan, add taro. Pour in the 2 cups of tapioca, barley and water. Bring to a boil on high, covered.

3/ Remove cover and reduce to medium low heat, cook for 15 minutes.

4/ Empty coconut milk into saucepan, stir well. Add sugar. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until sugar is completely dissolved.

Real Canadian Superstore Moon Festival Recipes 1

It is increasingly becoming easier for Vancouverites and BC residents to discover the flavours of new cultures: for example, Real Canadian Superstore now has available a wide selection of Asian fresh produce and T&T brand products, including the important Moon Cakes, that make hosting a Mid-Autumn Festival dinner at home accessible to everyone of all cultures. There are four varieties of moon cakes available at Real Canadian Superstore, and they come in pretty colourful boxes found in the bakery section of stores (prices range from $11.99 to $16.99 depending on the variety and single vs. double yolk).

Contest!

We have partnered up with Real Canadian Superstore to give away a $50 gift card to one lucky winner. You can use the gift card to purchase the moon cakes and ingredients to make the recipes for Mid Autumn Festival.

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James Chung

Founder & Editor in Chief of Hello Vancity magazine. Email james@hellovancity.com

68 Responses

  1. @disqus_hZxmqugM1P:disqus the contest link is up now.

  2. Jeannelle says:

    I love how superstore carries such a variety of international foods

  3. Wendy Hutton says:

    great recipe and thanks for the giveaway

  4. Gary Barclay says:

    Moon gazing with moon cakes and tea. A lovely way to spend an evening!

  5. Jennifer K says:

    cool recipe!

  6. daydreamsun3 says:

    definitely gona try this recipe!

  7. annet says:

    Great recipe! Thanks for the giveaway!

    RAFFLECOPTER NAME is Anne Taylor

  8. mike says:

    thinking of moon cakes makes my mouth water..

  9. Belinda McNabb says:

    Yum they look good!!!

  10. billiondollarprincesss says:

    Awesome giveaway!!!

  11. Lori Jackson says:

    Incredible prize :)

  12. Autumn Reid says:

    I’ve never tried moon cakes, but they sure sound yummy! I will be on the look out for them now! :-)

  13. Elizabeth V says:

    Would love to try these moon cakes. They sound delicious. Thanks for the contest and sharing the recipes.

  14. sunshine says:

    I have never tried a moon cake, but they sure look nice. DD would like to try them to, after learning about them from her Kai-Lan DVD’s.

  15. Lindsay Carmichael says:

    Can’t wait to try out these recipes!

  16. Larker says:

    Have an awesome Moon Festival!

  17. Harjit says:

    I love how Superstore carries a variety of ethnic dishes. Thanks for the chance to win, twitter fan@plumerea

  18. Yuen Ch says:

    Thanks for the chance!

  19. Diane G says:

    I’ll buy Moon cakes when our local Superstore gets them in. They look delicious.

  20. Glogirl3 says:

    The Moon cakes look really good! I’ve never had one but I’m sure they are good!

  21. Maggie Cheung says:

    I love Moon Cake festival!! =) Thanks for the contest!

  22. Jen says:

    Thanks for the recipe!!! Looks amazing :)

  23. karla says:

    Awesome giveaway,thanks for the chance!

  24. Sandra R. Troche says:

    Great contest!

  25. Lee-Ann says:

    Thanks for the giveaway – and thanks for all the tips I get from you guys – heading to vancouver this month!

  26. Jeannie says:

    Love Moon cake with double yolk!

  27. Sunshine g says:

    That looks goooood!

  28. kim says:

    Thanks for the chance!

  29. Jenny Major says:

    great giveaway!

  30. ivy pluchinsky says:

    awesome giveaway, good luck everyone

  31. Wasted Mass says:

    thanks hellovancity

  32. Judy Cowan says:

    Great giveaway, thanks so much! Thanks for the recipes!

  33. Lori Bazan says:

    Great recipes and giveaway! Bravo Superstore!

  34. Binder KaurBC says:

    I love Mooncakes! They are perfect with my chai! Cheers

  35. seham says:

    awesome giveaway

  36. angela mitchell says:

    I’d love to try the Wok-Fried Noodles with Chicken and garden vegetables.

  37. Jodi Mitrovic says:

    Sounds like a few recipes I’ll have to try :) Thanks for the great giveaway!

  38. Ka . says:

    I love mooncakes alot. My family and I eat them once a year. They’re just so yummy!

  39. Amy says:

    Thanks for a great giveaway

  40. Natalie says:

    I think I could easily live in Superstore! Thanks for the giveaway James!

  41. Andrea Amy says:

    Awesome giveaway, love superstore. Thanks for the chance.

  42. Heidi C. says:

    I could definitely use this. Thanks for the chance.

  43. Awesome giveaway thanks I love RCSS!

  44. Victoria Ess says:

    This would be great to win! The RCSS rocks!

  45. Nicolthe pickle says:

    Your fried Noodle recipe looks so good.

  46. Michelle says:

    Thank you.

  47. dewinner says:

    Thanks for the recipes! The fried noodle one looks fantastic! Doris Calvert on raff

  48. cindylee says:

    great recipes ,,and I love shopping at the SuperStore,,Thanks

  49. Rebby Roberts says:

    Thank you for the yummy recipes!!

  50. Joyce says:

    Love the recipes. Thank you!

  51. Eva Mitton Urban says:

    This would be a truly blessing – preparing for 3 birthdays September 13th – Pizza/Cheesecake Popsicales would be ideally *A HIT*. Great giveaway – gift cards for food always excellent.

    Eva Mitton-Urban

  52. saskmom says:

    Thank you so much for the opportunity! The recipes sound delicious!

  53. JusticeSadie says:

    Thanks for the chance. This would be a Surprise. We adore Superstore

  54. MrsYang says:

    Happy full moon!

  55. Melinda Jana says:

    Love eating mooncakes

  56. kam77 says:

    Thanks for the great contest!

  57. MarKeeMarK says:

    Thanks for the chance

  58. raynebow12 says:

    thank you for a great giveaway!

  59. Erika R. says:

    I’d love to win, thanks!!

  60. Deana Moraes says:

    Awesome! Thanks for the opportunity!

  61. Terri Baker says:

    Great giveaway! Thank you

  62. chris says:

    this would be great

  63. Kelly Young says:

    thank you for the chance great giveaway

  64. Bons says:

    Great giveaway. Thanks for the chance!

  65. Ei-Leen Ong says:

    I love mooncake!
    Rafflecopter name: Ei Leen

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