All the goodies you can bring home for CNY!
Peach Blossoms never fails to impress with their innovative Cantonese flair. Check out the cheese nian gao ($38.80 for two); the sweet-savoury treat is auspiciously shaped as fish. In addition, there’s the famous Marina Mandarin Yusheng ($88 for 5 pax, $128 for 10 pax) with fruity mango, strawberry, jackfruit, kiwi, pomelo and rock melon. This year, we’ve got our eye on their whole roasted goose ($298) and Blossoming Abalone Treasure Pot ($318 for 5 pax) filled with whole abalone, fish maw, deep-fried live prawn, pig’s trotter, roast duck and plenty more. Orders from 18 Jan to 22 Feb. Level 5 Marina Mandarin, 6 Raffles Boulevard. Tel: 6845 1018, www.marinamandarin.com.sg/dining
TungLok Group presents a grandiose fussfree feast with their Heavenly ($468-698 for 6-10 pax) and Royal ($368-498 for 6-10 pax) sets. These luxurious take-home dishes include the signature TungLok Treasure Bowl (pen cai), Prosperity salmon yu sheng and superior herbal chicken. The vegetarian option ($268-368 for 6-10 pax, only available at LingZhi Vegetarian) boasts Thai-style deep-fried vegetarian fish, fragrant rice wrapped in lotus leaf and a complimentary TungLok nian gao. Available from 4 to 22 February. www.tunglok.com
Arranged to resemble an ancient Chinese coin are Crystal Jade’s homemade traditional cakes ($39.80). The boxes of carrot cake, yam cake, water chestnut cake, egg cake and glutinous rice cake are available from 15 Jan at selected outlets. Pre-order online from 4 Jan. Tel: 6512 6833, www.crystaljade.com
Spruce up your lo hei this Lunar New Year with Pince & Pints’ lobster yu sheng ($88). The crustacean, also known as the Dragon of the Sea, symbolises strength and good fortune in Chinese mythology. Steamed live lobster and salmon sashimi adorn this platter of otherwise traditional yu sheng . Pre-orders: 4-24 Jan; collection: 3-6 Feb. 32-33 Duxton Road. Tel: 6225 7558