Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Mandarin Oriental Singapore Festive Offering 2016


It is the time of the year for celebration with the festive season around the corner. At Mandarin Oriental Singapore, it has prepared a great holiday feast of Christmas roastery, bakery and goodies for the ideal gathering.

Clam Chowder Soup

Our Christmas celebration at Melt Cafe started with the Clam Chowder Soup. The comforting and creamy bowl of soup infused with the essence of the seafood, whetted up the appetite for the great feast ahead.

Apple and Walnut Salad

Parma Ham with Bocconcini, shaved parmesan, tomatoes, and balsamic vinegar dressing

Following the soup, we have some light appetiser in Christmas colour, the greens. We were served two different types of salad - Apple and Walnut Salad, and Parma Ham with Bocconicin, Shaved Parmesan, Tomatoes, Balsamic Vinegar Dressing. While the former was nutty and freshing, I like the latter for the complexity but yet balanced in flavour.

Honey Glazed Bone-In Christmas Ham

Mandarin Oriental Truffle Christmas Turkey

A must for every Christmas dinner is the ham and turkey. We have the Honey Glazed Bone-In Christmas Ham as well as the Mandarin Oriental Truffle Christmas Turkey. For those that is looking for an even more luxurious treat, Mandarin Oriental offers other festive items such as the Homemade Festive Foie Gras Terrine, Oven Roasted Suckling Pig, Roasted Australian Grass-Fed Rib Eye, Crackling Pork Knuckle and many more.

Chocolate Yule Log Cake 

As of every Christmas tradition, the log cake is a must. The Chocolate Yule Log Cake, comes with dark chocolate creamier, chocolate Viennese sponge with chocolate crunch. Classic but delicious.

Christmas Apricot Pistachio Pie

For something for elegant and unique, there are the Christmas Apricot Pistachio Pie and White Forest Christmas Wreath. The Christmas Apricot Pistachio Pie consists of rosemary apricot pistachio cream, vanilla sable tart with orange chocolate mousse. The crowd favourite was the White Forest Christmas Wreath that is made up of caramel cremeux, amarena cherry coulis and almond cake.

White Forest Christmas Wreath

Soak in the jubilant atmosphere with indulgent feasts for you and your loved ones when dining at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore. Live Christmas caroling lends a magical touch as Christmas revelry is also heightened with a visit from Santa Claus.

You can find out more of the hotel's festive offerings at http://www.mandarinoriental.com/singapore/hotel/hotel-news/

Note: This is an invited tasting.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Singapore
5 Raffles Avenue
Singapore 039797
Tel: +65 68853500
Nearest MRT: Promenade (CC Line), Esplanade (CC Line)

1) Alight at Promenade MRT station. Take Exit A. Cross the road. Walk to Marina Square. Follow the signage to destination. Journey time about 6 minutes. [Map]

2) Alight at Esplanade MRT station. Take Exit B or D. Walk to Marina Square. Follow the signage to destination. Journey time about 8 minutes. [Map]

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