Whether you’re having guests over or just looking for treats to enjoy, Chinese New Year celebrations are never complete without some delicious and irresistible snacks. To know which places have got unique yet delectable goodies, simply continue scrolling.
Beloved for its #DangerouslyAddictive Salted Egg Fish Skin and Potato Chips, local snack connoisseur Irvins has just introduced an all-new flavour this CNY. Chow down handfuls of the Salted Egg Prawn Roll ($12) that promises hae bee hiam (spicy dried shrimp) coated with salted egg yolk in every bite; this new spin on the quintessential festive snack is bound to delight. Other must-haves from the brand include the Fish Head Curry Fish Skin ($8.50) and Curry Chicken Potato Chips ($7.50).
Available at Irvins outlets islandwide and at www.eatirvins.sg.
Usher in an auspicious new year with unique festive goodies from local pastry chef Daniel Tay’s very own Old Seng Choong. In addition to the brand new Yuzu Swiss Roll ($33.80) that’s perfect to welcome visitors, also get your hands on the Crispy Har Lock and Marmite Chicken Cookies ($23.80)—inspired by popular zi char dishes. The all-time favourite Bakkwa Pineapple Tart ($48.80) has also returned, and you can expect hand-chopped jerky bits that pair perfectly with the pineapple pastry that comes in the form of an ingot.
Customers may place their orders online at www.oldsengchoong.com or at retail shops located in Clarke Quay Central and The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.
If you’ve got a large family to please this Chinese New Year, then purchase delectable festive treats from the Pacific Marketplace that comes in generous portions no less. Original creations include the Prosperity Brown Sugar Peanut Cake ($72) and Cantonese Sponge Cake with Fragrant Almond Flakes ($24). The signature Caramel Walnuts with Sesame Seeds ($35) and Pineapple Pastry combinations ($40) are also back by popular demand.
Shop the Chinese New Year treats at ppsinshop.com.
Now for the most ‘grammable of Chinese New Year goodies, turn your attention to French bakery Paul. First, there’s the Mini Mandarin Orange Marmalade Tartlet ($28) which offers Mandarin orange jelly, crunchy pearls and orange mousse atop a vanilla sugar tart, as well as the equally gorgeous Mini Pineapple Panna Cotta Tartlet ($28) that features pineapple jelly, coconut cream and pineapple cream. But that’s not all. Savouries for those without a sweet tooth include mini croissants ($18) of various flavours such as Pumpkin Floss, Chicken Bak Kwa and Hae Bee Hiam.
All items can be ordered over the counter at any Paul outlet or via www.paulsgcatering.com.
Think Wan Hao Pop-Up at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel for your CNY pastry fix. Baked fresh daily by Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant’s award-winning culinary team, selections include the Freshly-Baked Cookie Crusted Egg Tarts ($3.50 per piece) and Almond Cookies ($18).
Only available for takeaways at the hotel along Orchard Road.