Portuguese tarts from Lord Stow’s Bakery – the other famous tart café. There are three branches of Lord Stow’s and it seems more commercialised than Margaret’s. The line was not as long, but that was most likely because there were plenty of tarts being pumped out from the kitchen. That also meant that they weren’t piping hot and it was difficult to give a fair comparison between them and the Margaret’s tarts. Instead of buying four tarts - four each - mum bought six. The box they came...

It had only been 2-3 hours after our Portuguese tart feast so none of us were really hungry, but we thought we should have something to eat before returning to the hotel. A receptionist at the hotel had earlier recommended a Portuguese restaurant called Restaurante Vela Latina. Rather than ordering one dish each, we picked a few to share: Baby Octopus w. Shrimp Paste (60MOP) Macanese-style Roasted Eel (148MOP) Baked Chicken in Coconut Milk (148MOP) Baked Fried Rice in Pineapples The baby octopus was so tender and it reminded me of the sambal...

Margaret’s Café E Nata is one of the two cafés in Macau famous for its Portuguese egg tarts. This small and quaint cafe had one queue for ordering and another for collecting orders that weren’t ready. The tarts were so popular there was almost always a long collection queue - they couldn’t make tarts quickly enough. Each tart was only 8MOP each (just under 1AUD). There are other items on the menu, but the majority of customers buy the tarts with maybe a hot drink. Unless the person was...