Festive takeaways: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Road
Shangri-La's Gingerbread House festive treats store, decked with real gingerbread tiles, offers favourites and novel goodies.
Among the treats are four new Buches de Noel (log cakes) - caramel and Earl Grey with blackberry; vanilla and strawberry with lime; carrot cake and yuzu creme brulee with mascarpone; and hazelnut nougatine with chestnut cream - traditional desserts from around the world such as German marzipan stollen, English Fruitcake, French pain d'epice and Italian panettone; roasts such as goose with apple and five spice stuffing, and bone-in ham with honey-mustard glaze; five premium hampers for gifting; handcrafted chocolates; and more.
The traditional Advent calendar returns for a second year. For each day leading up to Wednesday, one lucky child staying at the hotel will be given the opportunity to open one of 24 windows and win a prize.
Where: Shangri-La Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Road
When: Till Wed; counter open daily 10am - 9pm; two days' advance notice required for cakes & sweet items, three days for hot items; last day for orders is Sun: last day for collection is Wed Price: Roasts from $188+; hampers from $98+; chocolates from $6+; log cakes are $50+ & $55+; other cakes & pies from $5+; cookies, breads & other sweet items from $10+; delivery surcharge of $80 for one location, free delivery for orders over $1,000
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