Monday, December 5, 2016

2016 Christmas Turkey @ Fratello Italiano, Bangsar South

This year's Christmas turkey, settled: Bangsar South's Fratello Italiano is offering a five-kilogramme stuffed roast that would easily feed at least 10 hungry people, served in a takeaway basket that's bursting with grilled vegetables & roasted potatoes.

The folks here are experienced hands at roasting turkeys, having fine-tuned their recipe & sold hundreds of birds in the past decade. This massive imported U.S.-bred turkey is halal-certified, offered at RM388+ throughout this month & into the new year, placed in a basket that's ideal for bringing home or presenting as a gift, with a savoury turkey reduction brown sauce & cranberry sauce. Place your order at least three to five days in advance, pay a full deposit & collect the turkey at Fratello.

The turkey is slow-roasted for six hours on the day of collection, continuously basted to ensure it remains thoroughly moist. You'll receive it warm & fresh, with a layer of garlicky stuffing beneath the breast skin for extra tenderness. The main stuffing in the cavity of the bird is a flavourful mix of carrots, nuts &  more; we recommend adding chestnuts for only RM10+. It's a genuine feast of fowl, surrounded by comforting chunks of pumpkin, carrots, peppers & potatoes - we ended up having more than enough turkey for multiple meals. Many thanks to Fratello Italiano for kicking off our Christmas celebrations early.

Fratello Italiano
First Floor, Nexus Bangsar South, Jalan Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur. Daily, 10am-10pm
For turkey orders, contact 012-297-1951 or 012-207-5213

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  1. If only turkeys could fly! Hehehehehe!!!! I don't think they will want to courier the bird all the way here. I love that basket!

    1. Suituapui: heheh, oh yes, i don't think the bird would survive the journey all the way to Sarawak! but hopefully you'll find yourself some satisfying turkey anyway this Christmas :) and yep, we're keeping that basket! :D

  2. You know what? I have never eaten turkey before. Is that sad or what? This turkey takeaway is so convenient and I love the way it is packed in that very nice basket.

    1. Phong Hong: ooo, hopefully you'll have turkey at some point - some people like it and some people say they prefer chicken :) I think if you like the white meat of chicken (the breast meat), you'll like turkey ;) and yup, it was easy to take away this turkey! :D

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    1. The Yum List: definitely a sight to behold :D

  4. I'm not much of a turkey eater as I prefer chicken (your reasoning in your reply to PH above is spot on). Having said that, I have to admit that the turkey looks perfectly cooked and beautifully presented with all those colourful roasted vegetables.

    1. Contact.ewew: yeah, generally most people I know prefer chicken and duck to turkey ... I think it's partly cos turkey can taste a bit too dry or bland. The turkey here was cooked really well though, so it was moist enough, and quite flavourful with the accompaniments ;)