While it’s wonderful to revel in conviviality at restaurants during the CNY festivities, nothing beats the comforts of home for a meal with your loved ones. Should you prefer not to potter around in the kitchen too much this year, check out these lovely takeaway feasts for a fuss-free yet bountiful celebration.
1 / 7 Celebrate Chinese New Year in the comfort of your own home – sans the kitchen frenzy – with these sumptuous takeaway options.Read more
2 / 7 Abundance Fortune Combo by White Rose CaféRead more
Celebrate good fortune and new beginnings in the Year of the Pig with the sumptuous Abundance Fortune Combo ($328, serves six persons) from York Hotel Singapore. This splendid set hits all the right notes with perennial favourites, which include a large-sized Prosperity Lo Hei with Mini Abalone and Crispy Fish Skin; a regular-sized Premium Braised Pen Cai filled with ingredients such as abalone, fish maw, Chinese mushroom, conpoy, roasted pork belly, dried oyster, sea cucumber, prawn and more; Fragrant Fried Rice with Preserved Meat Wrapped in Lotus Leaf; and the classic dessert of Yam Paste with Pumpkin.
Where: York Hotel Singapore, 21 Mount Elizabeth
For more info: Visit www.yorkhotel.com.sg or call 6737-0511.
Note: Please allow three working days for processing of Abundance Fortune Combo orders.
Photo: York Hotel Singapore
3 / 7 Bountiful Takeaway Set by Paradise GroupRead more
Toss to a year of wealth and health with Paradise Group’s Bountiful Takeaway Set ($328, serves six to eight persons). This hearty four-course meal comprises the Prosperity Abalone Yu Sheng, which includes a can of abalone and a medley of fresh vegetables, the aromatic Black Truffle Kampong Chicken baked for 1.5 hours with black truffle and house-made sauce, Fortune Lotus Leaf Glutinous Rice with mushroom and Chinese sausage, and the 16-ingredient Treasure Pot which has abalone, sea cucumber, fish maw, conpoy, dried oyster, duck wings and more. What a delight!
Note: If you place your order for the Bountiful Takeaway Set from now onwards at any Canton Paradise, Beauty in The Pot, Paradise Dynasty, Paradise Classic or Paradise Hotpot outlet, you get to receive $300 worth of complimentary vouchers.
Where: Several outlets
For more info: Visit www.paradisegp.com
Photo: Paradise Group
4 / 7 Prosperity Package by Crowne Plaza Changi AirportRead more
Bring home the Prosperity Package by Crowne Plaza Changi Airport for your CNY feast at a special price of $328+ (usual price is $462+). This succinct set, which is good for six to eight persons, includes Australian Abalone Yu Sheng, which comes with accompaniments that include white radish, candied orange zest, candied winter melon, crispy crackers, crispy fish skin and tangy plum sauce, a tender Braised Pork Knuckle with Conpoy (dried scallops) and Fatt Choy (black moss), and Bountiful Treasures Pen Cai with Boston Lobster, which is a luscious pot consisting of ingredients such as sea cucumber, fish maw, conpoy, dried oysters, prawns and more, cooked in a superior broth and accompanied by an eye-catching lobster. Add on the Herbal Emperor’s Chicken — stuffed with mushroom and Chinese sausage ($68, 1.8kg) and cooked in a herbal broth prepared using Executive Chef Jackie Zhang’s recipe — and it will truly be a feast to remember.
Where: 75 Airport Boulevard
For more info: Visit www.changiairport.crowneplaza.com or call 6823-5367.
Note: Order here. Orders should be made at least three days in advance. Last order is on Feb 16. Self-collection is available at Lobby Lounge (Level 1) from Jan 21 to Feb 19 (9am – 9pm).
Photo: Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
5 / 7 Roast Prosperity Trio by Kam’s RoastRead more
What’s CNY without roast meats? Indulge in some mouthwatering Hong Kong roast dishes with these special takeaway sets from roast meat specialist Kam’s Roast. The Kam’s Roast Prosperity Trio ($108, serves four to six persons) contains Kam’s Roast’s whole signature roast duck, and regular portions of juicy Iberico char siew and crispy roast pork. Smoky and tender, they are best enjoyed with a bed of piping hot white rice.
Photo: Kam’s Roast
6 / 7 Peranakan festive fare by FolkloreRead more
Chef Damian D’Silva of Folklore is presenting heritage Peranakan festive fare handed down from his maternal Peranakan grandmother this CNY. Have a popiah party with the splendid DIY Popiah Set ($321, serves 20 persons) with homemade popiah crepe skin, a delicious robust filling of shredded turnip and bamboo shoots cooked in prawn and pork stock, and accompaniments such as prawns, crabmeat, shredded omelette, chilli sauce, and fried garlic. Add on a refreshing Peranakan Prawn Salad ($22), a refreshing starter with plump prawns on a bed of lettuce leaves topped with a feisty chilli sauce, a satisfyingly fiery Peranakan Mee Siam ($18) and Chef’s selection Kueh Platter (think: wobbly kueh kosui, ang ku kueh and more) for a resplendent feast.
Where: Destination Singapore Beach Road, 700 Beach Road, Level 2
For more info: Visit www.parkhotelgroup.com/en/destinationbeachroad/folklore or call 6679-2900.
Note: Takeaway is available from Feb 4 to 19, with advance booking of five working days.
7 / 7 Lunar New Year Home Reunion Set by Peach BlossomsRead more
Rejoice in the arrival of spring with scrumptious takeaway delights from well-known Cantonese restaurant Peach Blossoms with their Lunar New Year Home Reunion Set ($588, serves 10 persons). Savour auspicious dishes such as the Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng with Nashi Pear, which pairs the sweetness of pear with fresh salmon, Blossoming Abalone Treasure Pot, an all-time favourite comprising ingredients like 10-head whole abalone, scallop and dried oyster, Fragrant Rice with Assorted Preserved Meat wrapped in Lotus Leaf, and a dessert of Red Bean Nian Gao with Coconut Milk best served chilled for a sweet and refreshing way to end a feast.
Where: Level 5, Marina Mandarin Singapore, 6 Raffles Boulevard
For more info: Visit www.meritushotels.com/en/marina-mandarin-singapore or call 6845-1118
Photo: Marina Mandarin Singapore
HEALTH | 19 February 2019
HEALTH | 19 February 2019