Souvenirs Recommendation – What To Buy?
A holiday is not complete without making the customary pit stop to buy some souvenirs. Bring home the perfect reminder of your Singapore vacation. Choose some quintessentially Singaporean souvenirs as keepsakes for yourself, family and friends. Here are some suggestions.
Recently bestowed as Singapore’s national cake, the pandan chiffon cake is delightfully moist, fluffy and light. This sponge cake is made from the juice extracted from pandan leaves and creamy coconut milk. Have it as a breakfast or tea-time snack. Tip: Get your pandan cake fix from Bengawan Solo.
Available at Food Hall, B2
Home’s Favourite began in 1997 to preserve mum’s baking legacy and to share with the world her delightful handmade pastries and cookies. Their unique taste was well-loved from the start and grew in popularity over the years. Even though they have come a long way, the approach to making them hasn’t changed one bit! This homegrown brand’s handcrafted cookies come in an array of flavours such as Lychee, Pistachio, Cereal, Hae Bee Hiam and Orange Walnut. Beautifully packaged in keepsake tins, they make wonderful gifts for friends and relatives.
Available at Food Hall, B2
Bee Cheng Hiang
Bak kwa is a marinated sweet and savoury meat that is a popular snack in Singapore. You’ll definitely be hooked once you bite into this succulent meat that’s barbecued to perfection. Head to Bee Cheng Hiang, a famed Bak kwa institution, to get your hands on their delicious Bak kwa that are freshly grilled daily. Handy tips for souvenirs back home, choose the vacuum-sealed packaging, which extends the shelf life of the Bak kwa and retains its juiciness and taste. Indulge your friends and family with this crowd-pleasing treat.
Available at Local Snacks, B2
Founded in Singapore, luxury tea brand TWG Tea offers an amazing variety of over 800 single estate teas and exclusive tea blends. Choose from its extensive tea collection or plump for one of its other tea-related products such as tea-infused cookies, tea-scented candles and teapot sets. Why not get the Singapore Breakfast Tea? This noble TWG Tea breakfast blend from the Haute Couture Tea Collection is evocative of the sophisticated harmony of Singapore. Boasting a natural blend of green tea, black tea, rich vanilla and rare spices, this tea yields a complex flavour with a sweet and lingering aftertaste. All of TWG Tea’s products come perfectly packaged, making them impressive presents to bring back for your loved ones.
Available at Food Hall, B2 and TWG Tea Salon & Boutique, Level 2
Jet Set Candy’s line of travel-inspired jewelry captures the essence of destinations with style and wit. The collection features charms, pendants, bracelets, earrings and rings in sterling silver, gold vermeil and solid gold. At the heart of the range are airport luggage tag charms that bear international airport codes including Singapore (SIN), Tokyo (NRT), London (LHR), New York (JFK) and many more. Take home a piece of Singapore with a Merlion charm, a Singapore Sling cocktail shaker that opens and includes a miniature recipe card, or the Singapore Chili Crab with chopsticks that move.
Available at Ladies’ Accessories, Level 1
We also have Nyonya Ware (Peranakan’s pottery) painted with peculiar vivid colors such as pink, green and yellow
Available at General Tableware, B1
Key rings and figures of Singapore landmarks design
Shirts and sundries of Batik
Available at Souvenirs & Gifts, B2