Piggy mooncakes in baskets

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ADDED BY
Ulrich Ong
MEMORY OF
Ulrich Ong
DATE
2013

猪笼饼

A favourite of midautumn festivals.
So named because Piggy in baskets mooncakes resemble pigs being bound and transported for sale in bamboo cages.

Interesting historical fact is that the Chinese used to drown adulterous women in such pig baskets/cages too.