Festive Nosh

Partake of the year-end holiday spirit with a feast, from Christmas turkey takeouts to a culinary extravaganza on the high seas.

By Edmund Wee      14 November 2019

Zero-Sugar Dessert

Seriously Keto

32 Seah Street Singapore 188388
tel: 6261-3301

Celebrate Christmas with low-carbohydrate, gluten-free, zero-sugar cupcakes and other desserts from Seriously Keto, Singapore’s first wholly ketogenic bakery. We’re talking about keto sweets that are low in carbohydrate that will still allow you to satisfy your cravings during the festive season without having to worry about piling on the calories and kilos.

Heritage Foods


Level 2 Destination Singapore Beach Road 700 Beach Road, Singapore 199598
tel: 6679-2900

The year end is always a good time to take stock, and there’s no better way to do this than to feast on grub that connects taste with tradition – like heritage foods. Folklore serves up an eclectic mix, comprising five cuisines unique to Singapore’s culture: Chinese, Malay, Indian, Peranakan and European. Savour the taste of tradition such as singgang, a long-lost Eurasian dish of wolf herring, de-boned and cooked in a non-spicy paste; and hati babi bungkus, a Peranakan dish cooked during ancestor offerings. Or go for babi assam, Peranakan chap chye, sambal buah keluak fried rice, as well as desserts such as kueh kosui and double-boiled white fungus with papaya.

Gastronomy At Sea

Dream Cruises


Cap off the year with a series of unique culinary experiences on the high seas – “Taste the Dream: Wine and Dine at Sea” on board the ships of Dream Cruises. From now until January 2020, this culinary extravaganza will feature menus by two acclaimed celebrity chefs, Darren McGrady and Ivan Li, who have designed an immersive gastronomic experience at sea, including wine-pairing tasting menus, enrichment talks and interactive workshops. There will also be opportunities to attend thematic performances and activities, such as a Peking opera, a British garden tea party, fascinator-making workshop, and a tribute concert to The Beatles, among others.

Christmas Takeaway Goodies

Marina Mandarin Singapore

6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
tel: 6845-1000

Have a jostle-free Christmas feast at home or at the office with takeouts from Marina Mandarin Singapore. Pick the back-by-demand Southeast Asian Heritage Spiced Roasted Turkey, which is a whole turkey marinated with Southeast Asian spices, served with chestnut and turmeric rice, sayur lodeh and Indonesian barbecue sauce. Or go for the Roasted Australian Lamb Rack. Christmas-sy treats range from Chocolate Pecan Tart with Hazelnut Cream to Durian Mousse Yule Log.

New Ubin Seafood

‘Truly Singaporean’ Christmas Delights


This Christmas, New Ubin has created ‘Truly Singaporean’ festive goodies that are available from 20 Nov. Check out their Smoked Whole Turkey with stuffing of chicken mousse and water chestnut, House-made Curry Chicken Pie and Dark Chocolate Whisky Truffles for those with a sweet tooth.


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