Yàn CNY 2022 – Welcome A Prosperous Year With Cantonese Delights

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Ring in the lunar new year with a wondrous repertoire of Cantonese delights. From 1 January to 15 February 2022, Yàn ushers in the Year of the Tiger with a bounteous spread of festive delights for dine-in and takeaway. For celebrations at the restaurant, enjoy specially curated a la carte dishes and six sumptuous set menus. The signature Harvest Pen Cai, offered for dine-in and takeaway, heralds the new year with an array of auspicious ingredients. Indulge in jovial revelries at home with delectable festive dishes and treats, available for self-collection and delivery.

Yàn spreads the festive joy with pre-order discounts till 8 January 2022 for selected takeaway items, with orders to be placed via the e-store:

  • From 13 December 2021: 15% discount for Prosperity Treats (excluding the Golden Happiness Bamboo Tote).
  • From 18 December 2021: 10% discount for Harvest Pen Cai (for takeaway only).

Yàn CNY 2022 – Convivial feasts to toast to health and wealth

Celebrate the joyful spirit of the Lunar New Year with five set menus (from $138++ to $268++ per person) offering six to seven courses featuring premium meats and seafood, and an eight-course vegetarian set menu ($88++ per person).

Toss to prosperity with Yàn’s signature savoury Abalone & Salmon with Gold Foil Lo Hei in ‘Shun De’ Style (from $92++). Available for dine-in only, the yusheng features a mountain of crispy vermicelli crowned with shredded purple and yellow sweet potatoes, pickled ginger, and gold flakes. The stunning tower is decorated with a vibrant garland of vegetables and sesame seeds symbolising harmony, and fresh slices of salmon and braised abalone for a year of abundance.

Fish is a must-have for its symbolic significance of ample surplus. The nourishing Double-boiled Chicken Soup with Morel ‘Yang Du Jun’ and Fish Maw brims with deep flavours skilfully coaxed from every ingredient. Another customary dish is the Steamed Soon Hock with Preserved Lemon Peel Sauce. Savour succulent marble goby flesh along with the tangy house-made lemon peel sauce and crispy garlic.

Auspicious noodle dishes such as Wok-Fried Local Lobster Tail with Ee Fu Noodles and Wok-fried Scallops with XO Sauce and Mee Pok Noodles convey well-wishes for longevity. Lobster, considered to bring good luck with its bright red hues, is also offered in the Wok-fried Local Lobster Tail with Crab Meat & Crab Roe Superior Sauce. The luscious sauce combines the delicate sweetness of shredded crab meat and crab roe for an alluring pairing with the lobster tail.

A quintessential centrepiece for celebratory gatherings is the Yàn Harvest Pen Cai (from $325). The treasure trove features layers of 18 delicacies such as 6-head abalone, sea cucumber, prawns, whole conpoy, collagen-rich pork tendons, king grouper fillet, scallops, roast pork, soya chicken, and roast duck. Each ingredient is individually prepared, then combined in a claypot and simmered in a flavourful braised duck sauce.

Bearing well-wishes are desserts such as Chilled Pumpkin Cream with Aloe Vera and Deep-Fried Sesame Rice Ball filled with lotus paste. Golden pumpkin is well-loved during new year celebrations as a symbol of bountifulness and prosperity. Sesame balls not only represent luck with its round shape and caramel gold colour, but also growth in endeavours through its expansion from a small dough ball to a puffed parcel after it is deep-fried.

Yàn CNY 2022 – Heralding festivities home

Reunions at home are complete with set menus, classic yusheng selections, and Cantonese-style barbecue delights.

The Lunar New Year Reunion Treasures ($388+ for 5 persons; $776+ for 10 persons) – a festive set of three communal dishes curated for joyful gatherings. A classic Salmon Yusheng is offered with the signature Harvest Pen Cai and flavourful Wok-Fried Glutinous Rice with Preserved Meat.

The six-course Lunar New Year Family Feast ($98 nett per person; minimum 4 persons) is perfect for exuberant reunions with loved ones. The spread commences with a Salmon Yusheng for tossing to new heights. It is followed by highlights such as Steamed Cod Fillet with Preserved Lemon Peel Sauce, Braised 6 Head Whole Abalone, Fish Maw and Prawns, and Chilled Pumpkin Cream with Aloe Vera Jelly accompanied by Deep-Fried Sesame Rice Ball.

Mark the start of a prosperous year with Yàn’s classic yusheng (from $48+) with a choice of salmon or yellowtail fish.

Revel in timeless Cantonese roast delights such as a whole Yàn Peking Roast Duck (from $95+), offered with sliced skin packed separately with homemade pancakes and traditional garnishes, and various styles of preparation for enjoyment of the duck meat. The barbecue selection also includes:

  • Signature Crispy Roast Suckling Pig ($328+) Roast Pork Belly ($18+ per serving)
  • Roasted Duck Marinated with Mandarin Peel ($88+)

Yàn CNY 2022 – Sharing joy with festive gifting

In the Year of the Tiger, Yàn presents new prosperity treats as well as popular mainstays that are excellent for gifting family and friends.

New to the repertoire is the Happiness Sesame Balls (400g; $26.80+), a Cantonese festive treat symbolising happiness and laughter. Toast to longevity and youthful vigour with the Yàn 8 Treasures Tea (50g loose-leaf; $22+). Specially blended for the occasion, the aromatic tea combines flowers, herbs, and teas such as safflower petals, red rose petals, mango flakes, goji berries, and white and green teas. The harmonious blend offers a refreshing accompaniment for celebratory feasting and snacking.

Gifting is made easy with the Golden Happiness Bamboo Tote ($98+). Made from natural bamboo, the handwoven basket is adorned with a charming fuchsia Chinese knot tassel. Nestled within the basket and wrapped in a fuchsia fabric wrap are:

  • Pineapple Tarts
  • Happiness Sesame Balls
  • Yàn 8 Treasures Tea

Returning favourites include:

  • Prosperity Nian Gao (700g; $22+)
  • Crispy Homemade Caramelised Walnuts (300g; $28.80+) Pineapple Tarts (450g; $28.80+)
  • Yàn XO Spicy Sauce (200g; $23.80+)

To make reservations, call (65) 6384 5585, WhatsApp (65) 8198 3398 or email [email protected] today!

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