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Take home these gourmet feasts for your 2021 Christmas parties

Here’s 2021 gourmet delicacies, from fuss-free sets to indulgent bundles, curated for your festive table.

It’s that time of the year again. Now that you’re able to invite family and friends in groups of five to your home, here are some generously portioned deliveries from tried-and-tested hotels and restaurants to satiate the entire wolf pack. With so many choices to sieve through, we round up six places you can be sure to get good festive grub from.

 

Goodwood Park Hotel 

Goodwood Park Hotel Christmas Takeaway

If you’re keen on less traditional flavours, Goodwood Park Hotel’s 2021 Christmas collection features a range of Asian-inspired turkey creations. For your centrepiece, go for the Coffee Turkey basted with coffee glaze and roasted, and served with fried rice with shitake mushroom and dried scallops. Other creative items include Curry Turkey Potato Pie topped with puff pastry, Deep-Fried Turkey Roll in Mala Style, Deep-fried ‘Hong Zao’ Turkey Breast Strips with mango and wasabi mayo, and Chilled Smoked Turkey Breast served with beancurd and ikura, and drizzled with Mala Sauce. There’s also a more classic Turkey, Mushroom and Foie Gras Roulade accompanied by roasted potatoes, broccolini and mushroom sauce. 

Besides the celebratory meat dishes, there’s a host of new cakes and pastries to tuck into. For instance, the Assorted Berries Baked Cheese Loaf, Festive Fruity Mousse Cake with apple, lychee and raspberry, and Traditional Christmas Chocolate Log Cake. If restrictions are lifted, gather your friends and enjoy the whimsical three-tiered Christmas Tree Set and two-tiered Christmas Carousel Set of petite sweet and savoury treats – curated by the team behind L’Espresso’s popular English Afternoon Tea. For a local touch, the hotel is also rolling out six of its signature ‘Mao Shan Wang’ and D24 Durian pastries and cakes.

Takeaway festive gourmet treats will be available at The Deli from 15 November to 26 December for delivery or self-collection. Advance orders of five days are required.

To order, visit goodwoodparkfestive.oddle.me 

Fairmont Singapore

Fairmont Christmas Sweets

Christmas at Home with Fairmont  presents a curation of gourmet delicacies for a grand celebration.  The Family Christmas Collection (nine dishes) comprises a Xmas Wreath Salad with endives, heirloom cherry tomatoes and mini mozzarella balls, drizzled with cranberry dressing; wood-fired Roasted Poulet with rosemary jus; and a Juniper Maple Glazed Ham. Partner these dishes with sides like roasted winter root vegetables and an oven-baked country beef pie. 

The Traditional Christmas Collection (11 dishes)  includes the Juniper Maple Glazed Ham and  juicy Slow-Roasted Tom Turkey filled with truffle and chestnut stuffing, and matched with  Madeira-infused giblet sauce and cranberry chutney. Accompanying the meats are sides like roasted winter root vegetables, brussels sprouts with chestnut and bacon, a selection of international cheeses, as well as Prego’s cold cuts and homemade antipasti. This bundle also comes with a trio of desserts: Christmas Stollen with Sicilian almond paste, Chestnut and Blackcurrant Genoise Swiss Roll and a decadent Grand Cru Chocolate Tart.

For the ultimate indulgence, opt for the Decadent Christmas Collection (13 dishes) which consists of  hearty Roasted Angus Beef Ribeye with sancho pepper, wild mushroom sauce and truffle mustard and juicy Slow-Roasted Tom Turkey with Madeira-infused giblet sauce and cranberry chutney. Plus a selection of decadent desserts, including the exclusive Grand Cru Chocolate Yule Log made with orange confiture, and chocolate cream genoa sponge, Christmas stollen, and homemade almond cookies. All these collections are good for a party of four to five persons.

All Festive Treats are available for collection or delivery from 2 November to 25 December 2021. Place your orders three days in advance.

To order, visit https://fairmontathome.com/collections/christmas-at-home.

(Related: 5 boutique pastry shops to sink your teeth into)

The St. Regis Singapore

Brasserie Les Saveurs, Take-Home Celebrations

This holiday, host intimate get-togethers with an array of festive roasts, delicatessens and yule logs from The St. Regis, available for delivery and take-home. Festive specialties to savour include classic whole roasted turkey, smoked salmon infused with The St. Regis Tea Blend as well as signature honey-glazed gammon ham, slow-cooked lamb leg and even a substantial Cote de Boeuf. 

The traditional buche de noel is presented in four renditions. Recommended is the Chocolate Decadence composed of chocolate buttercream, chocolate cremeux, rich chocolate sponge, and dark chocolate crunchy pearls. Or for something playful, go for the Cream Cheese Strawberry Sudachi made of baked cheese cake , cream cheese mousse and strawberry sudachi gei atop lime crumble.

Gourmet Take-Home Celebrations, St. Regis Logcakes and Christmas Hampers are available for pre-order from 3 December, for delivery and collection from 4 December to 31 December. An advance order of two days is required for take-home celebrations and one day for St. Regis Logcakes and Christmas Hampers.

To order, visit https://giftwithstregis.oddle.me/en_SG/

Da Paolo Gastronomia

Da Paolo Christmas Takeaways

If you’re keen on a sumptuous Italian feast, why not go for Da Paolo Gastronomia’s selection of festive favourites available for takeaway and delivery. The huge range of treats from ready to-eat items to curated bundles makes both hosting and gifting easy for time-strapped hosts.

A must-have is the Double-stuffed Deboned Roast Turkey featuring two different stuffings. On one side is a stuffing of Cotechino, an Italian spiced sausage traditionally served during Christmas time. On the other side is a stuffing of French chestnuts, fresh mushrooms and braised leeks. The easy to slice boneless turkey is served with roasted potatoes, carrots, and homemade apple gravy.  This substantial main course is good for 10 to 12 persons. For something more manageable, go for the Deboned Roast Chicken, ideal for four to six persons. The roast chicken, filled with a hearty stuffing of roasted pumpkin cubes, minced chicken sausage, pink peppercorn and fresh herbs, is served with homemade apple gravy. Don’t forget the quintessential Honey Baked Ham, studded with cloves, glazed with honey and accompanied by a browned butter apple sauce.

To complement the roasts, order sides such as brussel sprouts, turnips and cranberry salad, or couscous salad with raisins, rocket leaves, diced capsicum and sweet potatoes. And if that’s not enough, add on the Truffle Mac & Cheese made with Italian cheese and homemade béchamel, drizzled with Italian truffle oil. Perfect for gifting is the Panettone Classico with candied orange peel and raisins, made by Da Paolo’s artisanal bakers in Italy using natural ingredients and sourdough starter. Order via the online shop at from 3 November to 26 December 2021 or for self pick-up from any Da Paolo Gastronomia outlet and delivery from 6 November to 31 December 2021. Orders must be made three days in advance, before 12pm.

To order, visit https://gastronomia-foodtoorder.dapaolo.com.sg/

PAUL Singapore

PAUL - King's Feast

For a French Christmas with a twist, why not consider Paul’s Christmas favourites. Make your celebration extra fuss-free by picking one of the pre-selected sets: Turkey & Ham (serves six to eight) or Baked Turkey Ham Set (for four to six persons). Choose between classic and Asian flavours for both turkey and turkey ham. The Herbes de Provence roast turkey comes with cornbread and chestnut stuffing as well as Paul’s apricot jam and roasted pepper gravy, and the white curry turkey is perked up with Asian white curry spice rub, and stuffed with sambal quail eggs. Enjoy this with butterfly pea flower coconut rice, crispy anchovies and peanuts, and achar. 

For bigger parties, aim for the King’s Feast (for eight to 10) which comes with a Christmas turkey, a baked ham, three types of canapes (lobster roll salad, smoke duck breast, and wild mushrooms), chocolate praline log cake, yuzu meringue log cake as well as mini macarons. All sets come with a signature box of 12 festive mini macarons made in France, and PAUL’s apricot jam.  

You can also choose some sides to go with your holiday meal, such as  the classic duck leg confit and roasted potatoes, and smoked salmon and salad bowl. Also look forward to goodies shipped in directly from France such as the Christmas chocolate chalet made with gianduja chocolate mousse and dacquoise biscuits, chocolate praline log, and the superb golden galette des rois or king’s cake filled with almond frangipane. Pre-order online or at any PAUL outlet. 

To order, visit www.paul-singapore.com

 

The Marmalade Pantry 

The Marmalade Pantry - Chocolate Speculoos Log Cake

The Marmalade Pantry’s ‘Christmas In The Woods’ takeaway and delivery selection features inventive roasts such as the new Char Siew Beef Short Ribs made with Australian Angus bone-in beef short ribs, and Moroccan Roasted Boneless Lamb, as well as classics like Maple and Clove Glazed Gammon Ham and Traditional Whole Roasted Turkey. Fill up your Christmas table with sides such as the new Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts & Bacon, or The Marmalade Mac & Cheese with cream-based sauce of truffle paste, truffle oil, cheddar, mozzarella and grana padano. 

Round off your feast with Chocolate Speculoos Log Cake  with chocolate buttercream frosting and crunchy caramel cookie, coffee and hazelnut cream, or the Christmas Aloha Log Cake – vanilla based sponge cake with filling of pineapple, pear and cream cheese frosting. Finally, fill up your guests’ stockings with Gourmet Crisps available in Tangy Tomato and Aromatic Truffle, or house-made spice latte biscotti and Rock Road cookies. Available  too are three festive bundles for fuss-free party planning, each conveniently packaged in a limited-edition jute tote bag.  

The Marmalade Pantry’s festive gourmet highlights are available for orders from now till 22 December 2021 at all outlets – The Marmalade Pantry ION, Downtown and Novena, and via the online store. Collection through takeaway (self-collection) or delivery is available from 1 to 26 December 2021.

To order, visit https://delivery.themarmaladepantry.com.sg/en_SG