ROCK SALT BAKED TURKEY WITH VEGETABLE RICE, GINGER AND CHILLI (4.5-5.5KG)
$188, from Goodwood Park Hotel, tel: 6730-1867. Available from Dec 1-26; order three days in advance; last order on Dec 20.
Inspired by salt-baked chicken, this Asian rendition features slow-baked turkey in a rock salt crust, served with shrimp and vegetable rice, and homemade chilli and ginger condiments.
MUGHLAI TANDOORI TURKEY (4.5-5.5KG)
$135, from Royal Plaza on Scotts, tel: 6589-7788. Available from Nov 29 to Dec 25; order three days in advance; last order on Dec 23.
An Indian-themed turkey, complete with basmati rice, vegetable masala, stuffed chicken kofta (meatballs), and mint chutney.
FISH & SEAFOOD
$85, from Royal Plaza on Scotts, tel: 6589-7788. Available from Nov 29 to Dec 25; order three days in advance; last order on Dec 23.
Seafood can be just as much in the limelight as a traditional roast – this treasure trove from the sea has poached lobsters, prawns, mussels, scallops and ﬂower crabs – ideal for four to six persons.
$70, from Royal Plaza on Scotts, tel: 6589-7788. Available from Nov 29 to Dec 25; order three days in advance; last order on Dec 23.
Each 700g ﬁllet of poached salmon comes blanketed under a thick duvet of white ﬁsh mousse, and feeds four to six, so if you have a party of 10 or more, order a few to go around.
PULLED BEEF RAGU RIGATONI
$90, from Violet Oon’s Kitchen, 881 Bukit Timah Road, tel: 6468-5430. Available all year; order two days in advance before 3pm.
Instead of a whole roast beef, serve up this moreish platter of rigatoni pasta with slow-cooked shredded beef stew in a red wine ragu sauce. Feeds eight to 12 people.
GRAND COPTHORNE YUZU & STRAWBERRY LOG CAKE
$58, from Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, tel: 6233-1100. Available from Nov 15 to Dec 25; order ﬁve days in advance; last order on Dec 20.
Take the fruity route and opt for this light cream cheesecake topped with tangy yuzu, Bavarian mousse, and strawberries – a refreshing change from the usual chocolate logs.
$60 (petit) or $120 (grande), from Antoinette, 30 Penhas Road, tel: 6293-3121. Available from Nov 4 to Dec 31; order three days in advance; last order on Dec 28.
The twist in this manjari chocolate mousse cake with ﬂourless chocolate sponge and almond crumble is its element of “exotic” caramel, made from mango, passion fruit, coconut and lime.
This article was originally published in Simply Her December 2013.
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