Moon cake meaning
Since the Ming Dynasty, there have been a lot of records about mooncakes. At this time, the mooncakes are round and they are only eaten in the Mid-Autumn Festival. They are the main offerings during the Mid-Autumn Festival, which was popular in the Ming Dynasty. "The Emperor Jingjing Scenery" said: "August 15th Festival, the fruit cake will be round." "The moonlight is located at the moon, and worships the moon, then burns the moonlight paper, withdraws the supply, and the family It must be all over."
The moon cake symbolizes reunion, and it should also be the beginning of the Ming Dynasty. If we compare the Ming Dynasty's mooncakes and the Mid-Autumn Festival folklore, we should be able to see the historical trajectory of the mooncakes. After the Mid-Autumn Festival, the whole family will sit together and eat mooncakes and mooncakes. Because the moon cake is also round, and it is shared by families, it gradually formed the meaning of moon cake on behalf of family reunion.