The Real Pastel de Nata

Since our sampling of the most famous Portuguese tarts in Macau, we of course had to try them in their native land. They are known as pastel de nata and we ate a lot of them all for the sake of research of course. The stand out ones are listed below. Our first one we […]

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I Believe in Miracles

One of my favourite dishes to make at home is red cooked pork belly. Once in a while I would make a trip to T&T to get all the ingredients and spend a Sunday afternoon making the dish. It’s my comfort food and it’s been a long time since I’ve made it. We managed to […]

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weekly recap #17 – lisbon

q. current home/addy where i stayed (neighbourhood) and how long a. lisbon (airbnb, baixa, 7 nights) q. favourite meal a. maybe the toughest week to recap for food.  our lisbon stay involved: i) home cooked chinese meals for almost all dinners and most breakfast/lunches.  white rice.  saucy noodles.  dumplings.  KOBE! ii) a constant (but reasonable) […]

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first 24 hours in lisbon

jojo: what do i like? -the thought of the original egg tart finding its way into my mouth at some point over the next 7 days -almost have our next 4-6 weeks of our travels planned out which include seeing my parents and two friends from vancouver, all in separate cities.  fun! what do i […]

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