Gastronomy

How to make Macao’s Famous Portuguese Egg Tart

2019-12-02T22:41:59+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|Gastronomy|

Get your hands on this authentic recipe for Macao’s best known treat! Of all Macao’s icons, there is none more beloved than the Portuguese egg tart. With its flaky pastry crust, delicious custard filling and crispy bruleed top, The Macao-style egg tart continues to win the world over with every bite. Inspired by the pastéis de nata from Portugal, the tarts were a creation of British baker, Andrew Stow, in 1989. After tasting the tarts in Portugal, Stow returned to Macau and created his own Macanese version. Once the recipe was perfected, Lord Stow’s Bakery was born (in Coloane Village) and the rest is history. Creamier, flakier and richer than its Cantonese counterpart ‘dan tat’ (egg tart), the Portuguese egg tart is best served warm, fresh out of the oven from any one of Macao’s specialty bakeries. Authentic Portuguese egg tart recipe If you can’t wait before your next trip [...]