Category: Macau Culture

San Man Kei Pork Chop

On a clear Saturday morning, it is time to hunt for a rich breakfast. Avoid getting too much trouble looking for a parking space near Northern Districts of Porto Cerco; One of my friend insisted revisiting this tea restaurant today; what we are referring was closeby to Portas Cerco Shopping Centre, the pork chop noodle shop. For me giving a...

Macanese Chilicotes

In every festivals, the top three Macanese treasures (Fried turmeric pastries, Pork croquette, and Potato Curry Samosa) are indispensable for most catering households food items. Chilicotes, one of the western fried pasty puffs, is one of the Christmas and New Year must have party snacks. Fried Chilicotes is a kind of deep-fried meat pastry, originated from the traditional Portuguese fried...

Macanese Curry Samosa

Today we will introduce every Macanese family most popular knowing-how to make “The Macanese Samosas”. Apart from that, Other popular Macanese food also included Apabicos, Chilicote, Chilicote-Folhas, and fried curry minced pork Pãozinhos, Recheado etc. The Authentic samosa The traditional Indian mixed vegetable curry samosa we ate nowadays; was all about the delicious aromas with mustard and mint alienated sauce...

Cozinha Aida

A friend of mine made a booking appointment with his skin allergic doctor one day; its almost impossible to look for a good parking spot, eventually ending up as his designated driver; Meantime, enjoying a decent Portuguese lunch next door. The missing Cozinha Aida Restaurant, which haven’t been there ten years ago, is located at Avenida de Sidonio Pais, right...

Sleeping Buddha Nan Shan Temple

Fuk Hing Street (Rua da Figueira) is located in the St Anthony’s Parish, from Rua dos Cavaleiros to Rua da Entena. It is a brick stone road mapping from the east to west; In Portuguese named Rua de Figueira. The temple adjacent to Fu Hing Street became one of the richest treasures of Macau’s Chinese Culture. It is also claimed...

Chui Yuen Kei Macaroni

Every time after a weekend Coloane trial hiking, we would definitely go for a quick visit “The furious Macaroni guy”; Coloane Chui Yuen Macaroni Cha Chaan Teng. Though it sounds scary; the name actually came from my husband one time when he hurried rushing for his “food order”. The shop go extremely busy and causes this old folk made a...

Luen Kee Noodles

The long-established Luen Kee noodle shop has been in business for more than twenty years. I believed most people in Macau have patronized them. Once hit evening time, in between intersections of Avenida Ferreira Amaral and Ouvidor Arriaga, every passersby got attracted by sparkling lights every night. Shop’s display window completely filled with white smoke, and the food aroma in...

Bird’s Paradise Continuing Food Search

Speaking of local street food, there are several shops start from neighboring street stalls to dine in great spots almost half a century. It is worthwhile mention it again here. Kung Chai Kei The Bird’s paradise at Rua da Colina established almost half a century since 1977 back then. The traditional hand crafted, silk pulling coffee and milk tea is...

Bacalhau à Brás

Believed majority of locals and tourists are very well familiar with “Bacalhau” delicacy. Originate from the Portuguese wordings, became today’s world famous word “Bacalhau”; Strictly speaking, “Portuguese salted fish”; that is, made from marinated dried cod fish, by many people from different places. Relatively speaking, Bacalhau is not a Portuguese native product. In order to preserve the flavor of the...

St Miguel Arcanjo Cemetery

When speaking of St. Miguel’s Cemetery, not a lot of people might know about such place. However, after recalling the name “The old cemetery”, majority locals would then know about the spot right away. The name “St Michael” came from one of the archangels named Michael (Portuguese translation: St Miguel Arcanjo). According to the Catholic bible that recorded, Archangel Michael...