Like the culture and language of Macau, the food is also a unique combination of Chinese and Portuguese. The streets leading to Senado Square were lined with various food markets selling very Macanese favorites, including Portuguese egg tarts, beef jerky, and peanut candy.
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Photo Set Information:
- Date Taken: October 2012
- Camera Used: Pentax K5
Portuguese egg tarts are popular in Macau. Unlike standard egg custards, like those found in Hong Kong, the Portuguese versions includes a caramelized top.
The Tea Plus storefront advertising bubble tea and pork chop sandwiches.
The TV and a smiley face egg custard decoration in Tea Plus
Many types of beef jerky for sale in the open air shops. Beef jerky is a delicacy that a lot of people bring back to the States.
One of the more popular shops in Macau, Pastelaria Koi Kei. They specialize in peanut candies, as well as other delicacies like almond cookies.
A man making black sesame peanut candies in the Koi Kei storefront
The LED sign for Pastelaria Koi Kei up above.
Shrimp chow fun with a fried egg at a restaurant aptly named Macau Restaurant.