Christmas shopping checklist

The holiday festive season is around the corner and everyone is gearing up to celebrate. If you’re looking at purchases and gifting options, watch this space!

Lots of goodies in store ahead, and featured below will be a short list of people based in the Mylapore area offering a variety of options for your Christmas shopping needs. Names and numbers will keep being added here, so do keep track!

Starting off on a sweet note…



Uthra Ravikanth, R. A. Puram – For themed cupcakes, chocolates, red velvet cakes, sauces, cream cheese loaves and banana walnut breads; she also specialises in cakes and treats for people with pets – cakes can be made in veg/non-veg flavours containing banana/bacon or sausage and with icing made from yoghurt. Contact 8939254425.

Priya N. M., Santhome – For Christmas special fruit cake; she says the dry fruits have been soaking for 2 years and she sells 150 pieces a year. Specializes in eggless cakes in vanilla, chocolate, red velvet and caramel flavors. Contact 9489950228.

Shilpa Nisha Samuel, Muthu Street – Desserts in shot glasses are her specialities. Flavours like Bailey’s Irish cream pannacotta, chocolate cakes with/without rum with Bailey’s cream icing or coffee liquor, and strawberry white chocolate vodka trifle are some of her unique dessert combos. Other popular bakes are oreo cheesecake, tiramisu and flower-decorated wedding cakes. Contact 9941312143.

Punitha Coil Pillai, CIT Colony – For an exclusive Sri Lankan Christmas special – a fruit cake made primarily with dry fruits and nuts that can be preserved for up to 6 months without refrigeration. They are sold in half kilo or 1 kg varieties. Home-made aged red wine in 750 ml bottles are also on offer.

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