Christmas is right around the corner! But after having to jostle with the gift-shopping crowd, cooking a festive feast can seem like an arduous task. Take the stress out of festive entertaining with these hassle-free yet delicious Christmas goodies that’ll help you celebrate this joyful season in the comfort of your own home.
Goodwood Park Gourmet Takeaways
To start your festive feast, how about tucking into the succulent 12 Treasures Turkey – a Christmas classic with an Asian twist – from Goodwood Park Hotel? Stuffed with decadent ingredients like roast pork and 24-head abalone, this tender turkey is guaranteed to be a hit. The delectable crackling Slow Roasted Iberico Pork Belly with pickled cabbage, applesauce and pork jus is undoubtedly another crowd pleaser. The harmonious blend of the sweet and sour sides, coupled with the crunchy and salty pork belly, will leave you and your loved ones thoroughly satisfied.
Park Hotel Alexandra
If you are not keen on having turkey for Christmas, Park Hotel Alexandra’s plump, Spanish-inspired Spit Roasted Chicken, stuffed with fragrant rosemary and a generous layer of rich orange butter, makes for a fantastic main course. A popular choice last Christmas, this sumptuous chicken is back and bursting with flavour!
Bakerzin Christmas de la Perfecto Christmas Goodies
Made with 3 wonderfully sinful flavours – luscious chocolate, pure cream cheese and smooth caramel the luxurious Triplette Chocolat Log Cake from Bakerzin is delightfully mouthwatering. Another to try is the Yule Want Croquembouche. The fluffy and delicate choux pastries are fabulously filled with either a rich mix of fragrant banana cream cheese and smooth mango cheese or a delicious holiday blend of apple, cinnamon and caramel.
Swensen’s Takeaway Treats
If you love ice cream, you can indulge in your festive experience with An Alabama Christmas at Swensen’s. Inspired by the soulful song “Sweet Home Alabama”, this glorious ice cream log cake features an inviting salted caramel brownie cabin with a beautifully decorated snow-capped roof – the perfect way to end your family meal.
Not intending to host a gathering this year? Take the Christmas party out! Here are some scrumptious Christmas menus that will whet your appetite.
TWG Tea Festive Set
This magical 3-course meal at all TWG Tea Salons & Boutiques will be anyone’s cup of tea. It starts off with a delicious drink of your choice – a wonderful cocktail infused with Joy of Christmas tea, or an eggnog-inspired mocktail infused with tea, almond, cinnamon and a sprinkle of cocoa. Indulge in an amazing feast of grilled wagyu beef skirt with black truffle and foie gras beef jus, accompanied by charred pears poached in Red Christmas Tea, served with silky mash potato and cabbage braised with veal bacon and chestnut. End the meal on a sweet note with the Joy of Christmas Tea infused yule log, coated with a gorgeous milk chocolate glaze.
Lawry’s 4-course Christmas Feast
This epicurean feast includes luxurious appetizers and desserts that complement Lawry’s melt-in-your-mouth Signature Roasted USA Prime Rib of Beef, served with mashed potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, whipped cream horseradish and a choice of creamed corn, creamed spinach or buttered peas. Alternatively, you can indulge in the classic Norbest Smoked Turkey Ham or the refreshing Pan Fried and Baked Cajun European Seabass with King Prawn. Either way, this delicious feast will surely delight you and your loved ones.