Editors’ Picks: The best Christmas turkeys, roasts, hams, log cakes & festive bundles in Singapore


Best Of Christmas Must-Haves
Roasts, Hams & Turkeys: • Four Seasons Singapore Marche MovenpickPeony JadeSheraton Towers (Festive)
Festive Bundles for Sharing: • COLLIN’S Festive Greenwood Fish Market FestivePan Pacific SingaporeSalted & HungThe White Rabbit
Log Cakes: • Butter StudioGoodwood Park Hotel (Festive)The St. Regis Singapore

If non-existent travels have helped you to save a pretty penny, it is time to go big with Christmas celebrations. Guilt-free. Making it this far in 2020 is definitely worth celebrating with good food, family and friends who have stuck through with you all year. Then, after eating the tastiest turkeys, roasts, hams and log cakes, take a deep breath (hopefully not from tighter bottoms) and tell yourself to press on in 2021.

We give you another good reason to splurge. Enjoy up to $10 off with the promo code “ODDLEUOB” when you use your UOB credit card to order from some of these merchants (terms and conditions apply). Ready to click? From classic roast turkey to Asian-inspired platters, this year’s Editors’ Picks: Christmas Edition is ready for you at Oddle Eats.

.Roasts, Hams & Turkeys.

1. Marche Movenpick Restaurants

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If you want to chicken out of turkey on the table, Marche‘s Sous Vide Ribeye ($99.90) and Slow Roasted Pork RIb ($59.90) make an excellent protein alternative for the Christmas table. Complete the meal with the famous Original Swiss Rosti and some sides such as portobello mushrooms, sauerkraut and Brussels sprouts. Order at least five days in advance.

2. Sheraton Towers

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Spice up your Christmas with an out-of-the-box version of turkey from Sheraton Towers. The Masak Merah (Spicy Tomato) Roasted Turkey ($198) gives an Asian twist to the typical roast turkey, complete with tomato fried rice, sautéed Brussels sprouts and sambal hijau. Other delightful Christmas whoppers include a 2kg Roasted Grass-Fed Rib Eye with Black Garlic and Chipotle ($258) and a 5kg Lavender Honey-Glazed Semi Bone-In Gammon Ham ($268) served with pineapple raisin sauce. Save the leftovers for lip-smacking sandwiches the next day.

3. Peony Jade

Hot off the press: Peony Jade‘s back with the award-winning Signature Nyonya Fragrant Kum-Hiong Sauce Roasted Turkey ($201.20) this Christmas. Voted “Best Turkey” by Sunday Times Lifestyle in 2019, the hunky 5kg to 6kg roast feeds 10 to 12 persons and comes with handmade popiah skin, sliced cucumber, organic lettuce, grounded peanut and a bottle of brand-made achar (pickled vegetables).

4. Four Seasons Singapore

Having a party of five over and scrambling to put a menu together? The festive bundles at Four Seasons Singapore will save the day. The star of the Noel Challans Feast ($538) and Holiday Challans Feast ($628) is the French Challans duck, known for being the king of the flock in rendering tender juicy meat with a distinctive gamey flavour. The bundle includes a variety of vegetables, a Honey-Mustard Glazed Ham and a Manjari Chocolate Hazelnut Royaltine and Amarena Cherry Yule Log .

.⭐ Festive Bundles for Sharing ⭐.

5. Greenwood Fish Market

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Tired of all that turkey talk? Make 2020 the year where you have a fishy Christmas. Greenwood Fish Market will buoy up your appetite with the Alan’s Seafood Feast ($399), a platter that brims with prawns, cold smoked salmon, oysters, Mediterranean sea bass, Maine lobsters, and more. In addition, instead of the usual beef wellington, dive into Greenwood’s Salmon Wellington ($115 for 1kg). This version wraps a fresh Atlantic salmon in mushroom duxelles, spinach, and homemade crepes in butter pastry. It might just herald the start of a new festive tradition.

6. COLLIN’S

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Deciding what to eat can be as easy as ABC with COLLIN’S. There’re affordable bundles such as the Festive Feast Combo C ($128), which consists of a Herb-marinated Roast Chicken, Honey Glazed Ham and a New Zealand Beef Pot Roast. No need to fret either if you’ve to bring a dish to a pot luck. Scroll through the a la carte section for choices such as Roasted Barbecue Pork Ribs ($28) and Christmas Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing & Cranberry Sauce ($138) and have them delivered straight to the host. Order three days in advance, then get ready to arrive without a hair out of place to the party.

7. Pan Pacific Singapore

Gourmet items from Pan Pacific Singapore are always a delight. They elevate the elegance factor in your Christmas celebrations too. Extravagant selections include the Slow-roasted Australian Beef Rib Eye ($211.90, good for 6-8 persons) and the Roasted Australian Wagyu Beef Striploin ($486.90, good for 6-8 persons). The hotel’s Cantonese restaurant Hai Tien Lo also offers an Australian Free Range Pork Rack ($137, good for 6-8 persons) served with Spiced Granny Smith Coulis and Tian Jin Cabbage. Order three days in advance.

8. The White Rabbit

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Known for its modern European classics, The White Rabbit brings a refined edge to Christmas meals with sumptuous choices such as the Festive Indulgence Set ($148) and the Festive Gourmet Set ($188). Even starters such as the House-Made Truffle & Brie Brioche ($16) and Classic Lobster Bisque ($26) with lobster tortellinis and flutters of tarragon lend a luxurious touch. Don’t forget to add The Botanist Gin & Tonic ($240) bundle to the cart. Surely all that food needs some liquid to wash down.

9. Salted & Hung

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Since Salted & Hung opened in 2016, its chef-owner Drew Nocente has endeavoured to be as sustainable as possible in their operations. He maximises each ingredient, using everything from skin to bone, innards to trimmings. Get a taste of Chef Nocente’s passion for zero waste by ordering the Festive Feasting set ($198, good for 4-5 persons). The whipped lard accompanying the house-made IPA sourdough is made from rendered pork fat. In addition, fat from the grilled prawns are whipped into a butter that serves as delicious complement to the crustaceans. Other items include 800g of dry-aged OP rib, roasted potatoes and cabbage, and Christmas trifle and gingerbread men for dessert.

.⭐ Log Cakes ⭐.

10. Butter Studio

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Wrap up the year-end festivities on a high with log cakes from Butter Studio. Chocolate lovers will be delighted with the Ferraro Yule Triple Log Cake ($68), a decadent Valrhona chocolate sponge filled with delicious chocolate praline. The Insta-worthy Christmas Cupcake Platter ($55) is a whimsical assortment of eight cupcakes. Try keeping the kids’ hands off this one!

11. Goodwood Park Hotel

Say “durian” and Goodwood Park Hotel immediately comes to mind, such is their reputation for all desserts marvellously made from the king of fruits. Their new Goodwood Black Thorn Durian Christmas Log Cake ($82.20) is an intensely bittersweet roll of Black Thorn durian puree with charcoal vanilla sponge. In addition, gold stars made of dark chocolate add to its glittering appeal. The hotel will be donating 10 per cent of their log cake sales to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund. Delight and provide for someone in need by purchasing one this Christmas!

12. The St. Regis Singapore

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If you’re in the mood to splurge in style, log cakes from The St. Regis Singapore will not disappoint. The Tanariva Raspberry ($91) and Dulcey Yuzu ($91) not only stand out for their premium ingredients, but for their bright colours too. They will certainly liven up any dining table The others are equally gorgeous in taste and presentation. Get the Soursop Lychee ($91) for those who love tropical fruits and the Chocolate Decadence ($87.80) for cacao fans. Your guests will surely savour every slice to the last mouthful.

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