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13 Christmas Goodies Not To Be Missed This Festive Season (PLUS Giveaway!)

December 10, 2019

It’s the most, wonderful time of the year! What better way to ignite your senses and gobble your way through the jolly days than with a decadent selection of Christmas feasts, takeaways and festive goodies to enjoy with your loved ones? Here’s some of our favourites this season, read on to find out more!

1. Bob The Baker Boy

Bob The Baker_White Christmas Cake

An indulgent Christmas celebration isn’t complete without a Christmas Cake! And what better way to ring in the merriment than with a classic Christmas cake from Bob The Baker Boy! This Instagram-worthy White Christmas Cake ($88) stands at 5.5” width and 4” height, and we love the combination of the Belgian Chocolate flavour, topped with coconut, snowflakes and gold flakes – simply heavenly. Enjoy early bird prices at $20 off from now till 14 Dec 2019.

Bob The Baker Boy
Address: 18 Yishun Avenue 9, #02-19, Junction 9 Shopping Mall, Singapore 768897
Website: https://bobthebakerboy.com/site/customised
Instagram: @bobthebakerboy
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bobthebakerboy/

2. Cedele

Cedele_Crab, Prawn Quiche

This year, one of the pioneers of healthy food options – Cedele, will be bringing a fresh new perspective on Christmas feasting. Besides the classic traditional roasts, we love that Cedele also offers several options for guests, including their new Crab and Prawn Quiche ($65, serves 8 pax). This savoury pastry is a must-order for the Christmas party – served with a creamy filling of crab and prawns baked in a crisp crumbly pastry base.

Cedele_Premium Chocolate Collection & Assorted Christmas Cookies

Cedele_Chocolate Flourless Cake

Other highlights from their Christmas goodies include the Kalamanta Olive Tapenade Cheese Puffs ($45 for 24 pieces), Assorted Christmas Cookies ($25), with 5 flavours of Mocha Swirl, Coco Cloud, Red Velvet Marble, Raspberry Thumbprint and Green Tea Marble; and their Chocolate Flourless Log Cake ($58) which is lower in fat, gluten-free and made with organic unrefined sugar. For more information on Cedele’s Christmas goodies, visit bit.ly/33scGFD.

Cedele
Website: https://www.cedelemarket.com.sg
Instagram: @cedelesingapore
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cedelesingapore/

3. CHICHA San Chen

CHICHA San Chen_Xmas

If you’re looking for a special gift for tea lovers, CHICHA San Chen’s selection of Lishan Qingxin Oolong Tea gift sets and tea leaves might do the trick. The popular bubble tea brand from Taiwan lauded for their freshly brewed to order bubble tea has a Drip Tea Bag ($3.80/bag, $38 for gift box set of 10 bags) that’s perfect for those on the go. While those who prefer an elevated tea drinking experience, can get their Travel Tea Set ($250) which comes with a compact gray and black travel bag, a professional tea tasting set (brew cup, lid and tasting bowl), two porcelain sharing tea cups, a timer, a digital pocket scale and 75g loose tea leaves with airtight canister. Also, they’re giving customers a free limited-edition CHICHA San Chen wrapping papers with every two cups purchased in a single receipt!

CHICHA San Chen
Address:
Multiple locations islandwide
Website: 
https://www.chichasanchen.com.sg/
Facebook: 
https://www.facebook.com/chichasanchen.sg/
Instagram: 
@chichasanchen.sg

4. Flor Patisserie

Flor Patisserie_Christmas Cakes

If it’s desserts you’re looking for, Flor Patisserie might just be the perfect option. We absolutely love their Christmas selections, especially their Christmas souffle, and if there’s one thing we can’t resist it’s how pretty and fluffy their cake looks! Imagine light, fluffy baked cheesecake, decorated with matcha cookies and nuts. Available in 12cm (4 pax)- $48.15, 15cm (6 pax)- $58.85 and 18cm (8 pax)- $74.90.

Flor Patisserie_Chocolate Butterscotch Roll

Flor Patisserie_DIY Christmas Cookie Set

We also had a go at making our very own cookies with their DIY Christmas Cookie Set ($26.75) – which was easy to do and so much fun. Each set contains 8 Large Cookies, 3 House-made coloured Icing, and 3 Christmas Sprinkles. Suitable for children aged 5 and above.

Flor Patisserie
Address: Multiple locations islandwide
– 13 Stamford Road, #01-11 Capitol Piazza Singapore 178905
– 42 Siglap Drive Singapore 456167
– 2 Duxton Hill, #01-01 Singapore 089588
Website: https://cakeflor.com.sg/
Instagram: @flor_patisserie
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/florpatisserie/

5. Fudebar @ Novotel Singapore on Stevens

Stevens_Traditional Roast Whole Chicken

Ring in the festivities in the comfort of your own home with festive takeaways from Novotel Singapore on Stevens. If you’re looking for gourmet Christmas delicacies, definitely recommend checking out Fudebar for a slew of merry feasts and festive delights delivered right to your doorstep. Some of the classic festive highlights include the traditional roast turkey, satay roasted turkey, roasted ribeye, honey studded gammon ham and even a plant-based meatball for your vegetarian guests. From now till 15 December, enjoy 15% off early bird promotions on their festive takeaway selections.

Stevens_Plant-Based Meatballs

Fudebar @ Novotel Singapore on Stevens
Address: 28 Stevens Rd, #01-02, Singapore 257878
Website: https://www.novotel-singapore-stevens.com/restaurants-bars/fudebar/

6. Hook Coffee

Hook Coffee_Advent Calendar

Looking for a gift for that coffee addict in the office? Now you can get them the perfect gift with Hook Coffee Advent Calendar! Countdown the days to Christmas with 24 mouthwatering coffees, with each coffee boasting its very own unique natural tasting notes. Besides their really unique packaging, each coffee is packed in an ever-popular drip coffee bags, so you can enjoy your coffee anytime, anywhere. Each box is available at $49, and a bundle of 2 boxes retails at $85. Order online, or visit the following locations to get yours today.

  • Jasons Deli @ MBS
  • Robinsons @ The Heeren
  • Takashimaya
  • Tangs @ Tangs Plaza
  • Fair Price Finest @ All Outlets Islandwise
  • Market Place @ Paragon, Raffles City, Tanglin
  • Cold Storage @ Bugis Junction, Causeway Point, Compass 1, Cluny Court, Great World City, Holland Shopping Centre, Jelita Shopping Cente
    Northpoint City, Velocity, Ngee Ann City, Tampines 1 and United Sq.
    **Each retail store will have their own promotions accordingly.

Hook Coffee
Website: https://www.hookcoffee.com.sg/
Instagram: @hook_coffee
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hookcoffeesg/

7. IHG Hotels & Resorts

Crowne Plaza Changi Airport_Crispy_Pork_Knuckles

A festive experience with all the sights, sounds and tastes of Christmas is not complete without InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) annual festive showcase. With a ton of festive roasts, yuletide treats and takeaway goodies available, there’s surely something for everyone to put you in the holiday spirit. Some highlights not to be missed are Crown Plaza Changi Airport’s new Tom Yum Roast Turkey and Signature BBQ Roasted Beef Ribs; and the super addictive Tortellini pasta over at Regent Singapore’s Basilico.

Tom_Yum_Roast_Turkey_Crowne_Plaza_Changi_Airport

Definitely recommend checking out the group of properties for their individual showcase:
InterContinental Singapore
InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong
Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
– Holiday Inn Orchard City Centre
Regent Singapore

IHG Hotels & Resorts
Website: 
https://www.ihg.com/

8. Nuttier

Nuttier_All-Natural Nut Butters_02

Nuttier_Christmas Cookie Box

What started as a baker’s fitness journey 4 years ago, is the result of wholesome snacks brand, Nuttier! With tons of snack options available in the market, Nuttier offers wholesome, awesome tasting snacks for both fitness and nutrition buffs, and even those who are looking to start a healthier lifestyle. Packed with nutritional goodness, some new highlights from their Christmas collection include their Christmas Cookie Box, Organic Gula Melaka Almond Butter and Organic Raw Cacao Almond Butter.

Nuttier_All-Natural Nut Butters

Nuttier
Website: www.nuttiernuts.com
Instagram: @nuttiersg
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nuttiernuts/

9. Pizza Hut

Festive season calls for festive feasting! And what better way to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year than with the return of the Pizza Hut Knotty Cheesy Pizzas! Featured here are the Knotty Cheesy Ham and Knotty Cheesy Hawaiian – with that oozing mozzarella cheese-stuffed knots encased in a red parmesan crust. Recommend trying their Knotty Cheesy Ham which comes with a base of sweet onion sauce, sprinkled generously with mozzarella cheese and topped with turkey ham and bacon, cherry tomatoes, baby spinach and cream cheese cubes. Don’t forget to complete the Christmas party menu with their new mouthwatering sides like the Merry Chickmas Pops and the Buffalo-ho-ho Chicken Cutlet! The Knotty Cheesy Pizza flavours are available for a limited time only, from now till 2 January 2020.

Pizza Hut
Website: https://www.pizzahut.com.sg/home
Instagram: @pizzahut_sg
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PizzaHutSingapore/

10. PrimaDéli

PrimaDéli_Christmas Selection

This Christmas, Singapore’s beloved homegrown bakery PrimaDéli presents a limited-edition whimsical collection of Christmas cakes. One of the centrepiece of PrimaDéli’s cakes, is the Santa’s Magical Fireplace ($57.80, approx. 1kg)  cake, which features a luscious hazelnut cream between perfect vanilla sponge cake layers and topped off with chocolate shaped into a cosy fireplace. Other highlights from their logcake selection includes Santa’s Cottage, Truffle Yule Log Cake, and Strawberry Cream Cheese Yule Log.

PrimaDéli_Chefs Supreme Pie and Panettone

If you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up, their Mini Chocolate Hazelnut Tarts will surely satisfy with a crumbly, buttery crust and decadent chocolate hazelnut filling. Enjoy 25% off Christmas cakes (except regular-sized Christmas cakes) from now to 15 December 2019.

PrimaDéli
Website: http://www.primadeli.com/
Instagram: @primadelisg
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primadeli/

11. Ramada and Days Hotels by Wyndham Singapore at Zhongshan Park

Ramada and Days Hotels by Wyndham Singapore at Zhongshan Park_House-smoked Turkey

This Yuletide season, Ramada and Days Hotels by Wyndham Singapore at Zhongshan Park shares the joy of Christmas with a slew of Local delights and Mediterranean feast at two popular restaurants, New Ubin Zhongshan Park and 21 on Rajah (Halal-certified). Featured here is their house-smoked Whole Turkey ($188+ for 4.5kg) or Turkey Breast ($108+ for 2kg), stuffed with chicken mousse and water chestnut, timeless treats with glorious smokiness crafted to perfection. Other highlights to look out for include their aromatic house-made Curry Chicken Pie ($55+), Glenfiddich IPA Chocolate Truffles ($18+ for a box of 6) and Christmas Stollen ($45+).  Festive items are available from 20 November 2019 till 1 January 2020.

Ramada and Days Hotels by Wyndham Singapore at Zhongshan Park
Website: http://www.ramada-dayshotelssingapore.com/

12. Seriously Keto

Seriously Keto_KetoLoaf Sinless Cinnamon & KetoCake Ring Around The Frostie

A guilt-free affair awaits with Seriously Keto’s first-ever collection of zero-sugar Christmas treats. If you’ve not heard of Seriously Keto, they’re Singapore’s first wholly ketogenic bakery which delivers an array of healthier choice bakery offerings including low carb, gluten-free and zero sugar sweets and savouries. Their delicious treats are perfect for those who are looking to cut carbs, gluten, and sugar out of their diets and/or are diabetic. This festive season, recommend checking out their first-ever Christmas Collection featuring the Jingle Snaps, Ring Around The Frostie and Sinless Cinnamon.

Seriously Keto
Address: 32 Seah Street, Singapore 188388
Website: https://seriouslyketo.com
Instagram: @seriouslyketosg
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/seriouslyketosg/

13. Tong Heng

Tong Heng

Perfect as a heartfelt gift for every occasion and all generations, Tong Heng brings new ways to celebrate the festive moments with the timeless taste of traditional goodness. Famed for their signature diamond‑shaped egg tarts and mouth‑watering assortment of handmade pastries, the new collection of heritage cookies is presented in beautiful souvenir tin boxes. Featured here are their Hearty Walnut Cookies (pink tin), Golden Egg Cookies (yellow tin) and Crispy Almond Cookies (purple tin). Get the complete set at $41.70, which comes packaged in a Tong Heng printed cloth wrap too!

Tong Heng
Address: 285 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058833
Website: http://www.tongheng.com.sg/
Instagram: @tonghengsg
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tongheng.sg/


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Stand a chance to win a 16cm Chocolate Butterscotch Christmas Logcake and Christmas Santa cookies worth more than $60 from Flor Patisserie! 

*Giveaway has ended. 

Flor Patisserie

– All you have to do is share with us in the comments below, with what Christmas means to you! 
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It’s that simple! Winners will be chosen randomly and giveaway ends on 17 December 2019, 2359*

Good luck and Happy Holidays!


 – Christmas Giveaway Winners – 

Congratulations June Low and zj! You have won a Chocolate Butterscotch Christmas Logcake and Christmas Santa cookies from Flor Patisserie! Please kindly drop us an email with your name and contact number to hello@anaffairwithfood.sg to claim your prize! 🙂

Thank you all for participating and Merry Christmas!


With lots of love,
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  1. Christmas means a time for my family members to gather and spend time together. It’s also a time when we reflec on ourselves whst we have achieved ovee the year and to acknowledge our mistakes and errant behaviour if there’s any.

  2. Christmas is amazing. It is the happiest time of the year! It is the time where family and friends visit and we get to spend quality time together.

  3. Christmas to me means alot! Firstly it’s my anniversary so it’s extra meaningful to me. Secondly, it’s a time to gather with my close friends, exchange gifts and cards to thank each other for the year! I love Christmas!!

  4. Christmas means a time to be thankful for the year, for whatever had happened to me and the people around me. There will be tons of gathering with friends and family over meals whereby we’ll appreciate each other through the exchange of gifts!

  5. Christmas means bonding with family and friends over great food. Our annual celebration include a dip in the pool and playing charades. We have fun and laughter all around with gift exchange. It’s a jolly Festive Christmas for us which we look forward to every year.

  6. Christmas is always my fav time of year. There’s festive mood all around & everyone has their hair down. Even though family & friends may meet up often, the jolly atmosphere reminds me even more about cherishing the people & the year passed. Plus to look forward to the new year treasuring all the people who walks through life with you.

  7. Christmas is the time to make Merry with great food. Most importantly, it’s to spend time with our family, Make more memorable memories to hold and thoughtful gifts to thanks each other for still being by our side each year.

  8. To me, Christmas is the season of joy, love and giving and nothing beats seeing the faces of my love ones lit up enjoying every moment of the festive season! That’s how magical Christmas is!

  9. Christmas is being celebrated in different ways in many countries. To me, Christmas is:-
    1. It is to remember Jesus’ birth and to care for, share and give to people who do not have homes.
    2. It is the time to spend with family.
    3. It is about opening presents and having fun, being with family and being out of school or at work.
    4. It is helping underprivileged people enjoy Christmas.
    5. It is time spent with family and a time to give back to the community.
    6. It is to witness the true excitement and enchantment of the season through the eyes of children.
    7. It is the time to reflect on what’s truly important in life.
    8. It means to share love and help other people.
    9. It is about showing gratitude and compassion.
    10. It is the time to make others happy and it makes me feel happy too.

    1. Congratulations June Low! You have won a Chocolate Butterscotch Christmas Logcake and Christmas Santa cookies from Flor Patisserie! Please kindly drop us an email with your name and contact number to hello@anaffairwithfood.sg to claim your prize! 🙂 Thank you and Merry Christmas!

  10. I wholeheartedly agree with American religious leader Thomas S. Monson who said, “Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others.”

    And coming from a very humble family myself, Christmas to me is the season to multiply its celebratory merriment by joining in to promote the spirit of caring and sharing in our community, and bringing cheers to the needy during these festive times. 😊

  11. Christmas to me is a season of gratitude. Every Christmas, I look back at the year and think of the things that I’m thankful for. This year, I’m grateful for the health and safety of loved ones. Also, Christmas to me is also definitely about snacking on loads of goodies! Hoping to win this for my family. 😊

    1. Congratulations zj! You have won a Chocolate Butterscotch Christmas Logcake and Christmas Santa cookies from Flor Patisserie! Please kindly drop us an email with your name and contact number to hello@anaffairwithfood.sg to claim your prize! 🙂 Thank you and Merry Christmas!

  12. Christmas has always been my favorite occasion since young, and I always looked forward to celebrating it every year! 🎅🏻

    It is a special time of the year where all my loved ones get together to have a scrumptious meal and to catch up with one another. 🍻

    I love everything from the last minute shopping for Christmas gifts, to the setting up of the Christmas Tree. You know it’s the time of the year, where you can hear Christmas songs playing everywhere you go. It is just feels amazing to soak in the Christmas vibes! 🙌🏻

    It is also heartwarming to see everyone laughing and enjoying themselves during the gift exchange, as well as the enthusiasm of singing along to the Christmas carols! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦🎄

    Christmas is truly my favorite holiday of the year! ❤️

  13. I always look forward to Christmas. It means a time for family gatherings, spending quality time with those we love and who love us, be thankful for what we have. Christmas is also a time of giving and sharing our love with others.

  14. It is not just a festival of cake, decorating Christmas tree, Santa and Gifts.
    Real Christmas to me is love. Sharing your love with others. Christmas is a time of giving.

  15. To me, Christmas is the happy occasion to enjoy the joyful present moments and reminisce the well-remembered past with our loved ones!

  16. Christmas is always the perfect excuse for me to forget about my dieting plans and indulge in the many delectable festive delights with my family 😋😋

  17. Christmas is indeed the ideal occasion to reunite with my family and gather over a delightful feast of the traditional festive goodies 👍 I always look forward to spending quality bonding time with them, as we never fail to fill the house with chatters and laughters 👍

  18. Christmas means a season of giving, spreading joy to others and strays as well! Every year, I will join a group of friends and volunteers to feed the strays during the festive season. We also hope that during this joyous occasion, their tummies will be full and filled with love too!

    Liked page and shared post on FB :Seline Paisely Tan
    Thanks for this awesome giveaway!

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