It’s that time of the year again, Christmas! When hosting a party with family, friends, and co-workers, it has always been the norm for anyone to bring a heartwarming gift for the celebration. Some like to go big, and others prefer something more thoughtful. Whatever it may be, exchanging gifts is genuinely a tradition to look forward to during the holidays. But there’s something you’ll never go wrong with — food!
With everyone itching to celebrate just about everything after being holed up at home for long periods during multiple lockdowns, Christmas will definitely be big this year. And if you want to pull out all the stops and gift your loved ones or colleagues something practical or useful, try one of these delectable treats.
1. Shaun Teo
Not exactly a home-based business but a small one instead, Shaun Teo is known for designing themed cakes, cookies, and other sweet treats. So, if you’re heading to a Christmas party and not wanting to show up empty-handed, bring along a box of Christmas cake pops from here. If you feel like gifting an experiential gift, why not purchase the classes with Shaun Teo?
2. La Petite Bouchee
Creating a board of cheese is truly an art to be mastered, and if you have loved ones who love cheese as much as the team at Zafigo does, then La Petite Bouchee will not disappoint. Delicious and easy on the eyes, their Xmas Cheesy Box is mouthwatering and makes beautiful gifts at Christmas parties. What are you waiting for? Order one up, stat!
For the friend that holds a special place in your heart and who also happens to be a chocolate fiend, gift them a bouquet. Not of flowers, but of fresh strawberries coated with milky and delicious chocolate! Eccentric and out of the ordinary, these edible bouquets are the perfect present for someone who can’t resist a quirky dessert!
4. Mutiara Figs
If we were to list the health benefits of figs, it would likely be pages long. Rich in antioxidants, potassium, iron, and fibre, figs can help with your digestive system, reproductive system, and more. So, it’s only fitting that you gift these desserts from Mutiara Figs, which are all things fig, to someone who has a sweet tooth but is also health-conscious. Talk about a sweet balance!
Craving sushi and can’t think of a dish to bring to that Christmas potluck? Why not order something from Yamesushi? Their Rilakkuma Christmas Bento is super duper cute and guaranteed to be a hit with anyone who loves Japanese cuisine. Honestly, who doesn’t? Drop them a DM if you’re looking to order, and we suggest ordering boxes of them!
6. Warm Delight4u
Malaysians have always been innovative and creative in crafting the best yet, out-of-this-world desserts. It’s always go big or go home, and Warm Delight4u is all about it! Creating some of the most enchanting desserts we’ve ever encountered on social media, their doughnut tower or doughnut tree make for perfect centrepieces at any Christmas party!
7. Yean Jelly Art
Not only do kids love jelly, but adults also can’t get enough of them. And what’s not to love about this bouncy dessert, especially when it’s Christmas-themed? If you want to do something different and gift someone food, we say Yean Jelly Art is the way to go. Their pieces are pretty and delicious at the same time. You can even customise it to your liking!
8. Real Sweet Treats
Setting the mood with delicious and Christmas-themed tarts is non-other than Real Sweet Treats. If you’re not a fan of tarts, check out their other patisserie delights. Their English Fruit Cake is moist and full of all that Christmasy flavour, while their cookies will have your little ones running to the kitchen.
Calling all pie lovers, Juspie is here to satisfy all your holiday cravings! Take your pick from Ah Ma’s Curry, Mushroom Chicken, or Italian Bolognese. Or if you’re hosting a holiday bash, then order them all! Preservative-free, homemade, and baked fresh daily, we promise your guests won’t be disappointed once they’ve had a bite. They also have vegetarian options available.
10. Picha Eats
This Christmas, carry out the ultimate gift-giving act and introduce your loved ones to Picha Eats. Not only will you be spending on delicious meals home-cooked by refugee chefs, but you will also introduce your family and friends to some of the best food they’ve ever tasted.
If you or someone is having a Christmas do’, order the Heba’s Palestinian Set. Not only will everyone’s tummies be full of good food, but it also serves as a great conversation starter of what Picha Eats is all about.