If you’re a stickler for both quality and design like us, it’ll be tough to decide which mooncakes to purchase for the tradition of gift-giving this Mid-Autumn Festival. You could, of course, make your decision based on luxurious packaging or even adorably whimsical designs, or you could take the safe route and gift something else entirely — like tea.

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Tea is often the understated accompaniment to the ritual of enjoying mooncakes, but a valued one nonetheless. Quietly fragrant, the right tea will balance out the sticky-sweet flavour and texture of mooncakes, letting you savour each bite with relish.

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This article was originally published in Home & Decor. 

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