What’s Christ­mas with­out ta­bles of fes­tive treats? MARY LIM rounds up the best of­fer­ings of the sea­son to share with your kin.

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We round up the best of­fer­ings of the sea­son to share with your kin.


Im­press the fam­ily with this gor­geous yule­tide blos­som log cake ($82 nett for 1kg, pic­tured above) from The Deli. It’s a mas­ter­piece of straw­berry chif­fon sponge with yuzu-in­fused pear bits and a hazel­nut Bre­ton sable mid­dle, adorned with but­ter cream blooms against a lovely white choco­late mousse.

Make space, too, for the soy-braised tur­key served with toasted spiced al­monds and home­made chili sauce ($238 nett for eight to 12 per­sons). It comes with pump­kin rice or egg noo­dles in soy sauce with blanched sea­sonal veg­eta­bles. Buy at The Deli from Dec 1 to 26, order on­line or ring the ho­tel’s Christ­mas Call Cen­tre at 6730-1867/68 by noon on Dec 19.

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The sea­son is over­flow­ing with ex­cep­tional flavours and El­len­bor­ough Mar­ket Cafe is where to get your fix. Its Fes­tive Feast of Christ­mas eats in­cludes tra­di­tional coun­try pate; honey glazed bone-in Cham­pagne ham with port wine sauce; braised short rib of beef with win­ter mush­rooms, and Asian-in­spired tur­key with cran­berry and kam heong sauce. Avail­able Dec 3 to 31 for lunch at $58++ (adult) and $29++ (child aged six to 12), or din­ner at $78++ (adult) and $39++ (child). FIND OUT MORE www.swissotel.com/Sin­ga­poreMer­chan­tCourt or call 6239-1847/1848


Com­plete your party this year with a laven­der roast tur­key with orange, ap­ple and cin­na­mon stuff­ing ($198 nett for 4.5kg, pic­tured above), new this year from the ho­tel’s Fore­court Stall (Nov 22 to Dec 24). While you’re there, check out the other new of­fer­ings, in­clud­ing the roasted pis­ta­chio cream cheese log cake ($68 nett for 1 kg). Order on­line or call 6831-4708 at least three work­ing days in ad­vance.

Or if it’s a feast you’re after, tuck into the deca­dent fes­tive buf­fets at the ho­tel’s pop­u­lar Mar­riott Cafe from Dec 1 to 30; prices start from $68++ for adults and $35++ for kids aged five to 12.

FIND OUT MORE www. sin­ga­pore­mar­riott.com/ christ­mas


Mor­gan’s Christ­mas Feast ($149.90++) is just the thing to get both young­sters and young-at-heart fired up with Yule­tide cheer. It comes with half slabs each of hazel­nut and cran­berry sticky bones, 600g of crack­ling pork roast, and 200g of gam­mon ham, as well as an ex­ten­sive spread of Mex­i­can grilled corn, sausages, roasted pota­toes, among other dishes. Ex­cel­lent news if you’re plan­ning to eat at home for Christ­mas: It is avail­able for take­away and de­liv­ery from Nov 12 to Jan 3, 2019.

FIND OUT MORE www. mor­gan­fields.com.sg


Christ­mas gets a Sin­ga­porean twist with the new Sa­tay Roast Tur­key ($138+) from Ho­tel Fort Can­ning’s The Sa­lon. Mar­i­nated overnight with a fra­grant blend of lemon­grass, turmeric, galan­gal, cumin and co­rian­der pow­ders, and slowroasted to achieve its shiny ap­pear­ance and suc­cu­lent tex­ture, it is ac­com­pa­nied by ke­tu­pat, cu­cum­bers and a peanut dip. Avail­able for take­away un­til Dec 25. FIND OUT MORE Call 6559-6796 or e-mail the­sa­[email protected]­sin­ga­pore.com.


The kids will love ev­ery bite of Bakerzin’s Snow­man ($60 for about 2kg, pic­tured), a pan­dan sponge con­fec­tion made even more scrump­tious with lay­ers of av­o­cado, pan­dan and cempedak creams – and an ir­re­sistible smile of co­conut cream.

Pull to­gether your fes­tive feast with savoury high­lights from its 2018 Christ­mas col­lec­tion, such as the orange cin­na­mon capon ($49). It’s stuffed with wa­ter chest­nuts and pis­ta­chios, mar­i­nated overnight in rose­mary, thyme, cin­na­mon stick and gar­lic, slow-roasted to per­fec­tion, and best eaten with a sweet and spicy cran­berry sauce. Order at out­lets (by Dec 28), on­line (by 2pm on Dec 21) or at its Raf­fles Xchange Push Cart @ Raf­fles Place. FIND OUT MORE www.bakerzin.com


Stop to say hi to Santa Claus at the ha­lal Carousel cafe, where he­lium bal­loons, vi­brant dec­o­ra­tions and an ex­cit­ing dance per­for­mance help bring on the mag­i­cal at­mos­phere of Christ­mas.

All this and more hap­pens dur­ing its Christ­mas Eve fes­tive din­ing on Dec 24. Come with an empty stom­ach so you can the new chur­rasco (grilled meat) sta­tion, in ad­di­tion to tra­di­tional fes­tive fare. Lunch is priced at $58++ (adults) and $36++ (kids aged four to 11) ; high tea and din­ner are avail­able, too.

FIND OUT MORE www. carousel­buf­fet.com.sg

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