Foods to Try During Your Trip to Macau
Sure Macau is known worldwide for its gambling and luxury, but if you’re planning a trip to the city, you’re not going to want to miss the incredible food. Whether you’re heading out for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert, or you just want to grab a snack in between, there are plenty of options for you to choose. We don’t blame you for wanting to try as many of them as possible.
Ready to check out some you might want to consider putting on your must-have list?
Portuguese Egg Tarts
Portuguese egg tarts are positively iconic in Macau, and once you see them you’re going to want to give them a try. They feature a light flaky crust and a custard filling that’s caramelized on the top. There’s no wrong way to eat them, but when they’re warm tends to be especially appealing, and the good news is that you can get them practically everywhere ranging from shops to luxury hotels.
The flavorful African Chicken is a must for you to try during your visit to Macau. The tender chicken is covered in a spicy sauce that you’re going to want to dig into, and considering many have their own take on how to make it, it’s a reason to try it several times during your trip. You can have it by itself, over rice, or in a variety of other different ways. Sounds delicious? Absolutely.
This dish of ground beef and/or pork is typically served with a fried egg and cubed potatoes and is seasoned with soy sauce, garlic, and other spices. Many consider this the national dish of Macau, so it’s obviously a must to try.
It’s almost a given to try cookies whenever one goes on vacation whether you go to Macau or elsewhere in the world, so while you’re in the fantastic locale, try out some of their famous almond cookies. They’re the ideal treat to take home with you, but considering how delicious they are, they may not even last that long.
Pork Chop Bun
If you’re a fan of pork, you’re not going to want to leave Macau without trying the pork chop bun. It’s essentially what it sounds like. It’s seemingly simple but delicious and consisting of a fried boneless pork chop that’s lightly seasoned and put on a bun. It’s technically a snack but can be filling enough to be a great meal all by itself.
The aforementioned are certainly mouth-watering, aren’t they? Sure you can stick to trying foods you already know and love, but Macau is a wonderful place where you can explore different dishes and flavors. Who knows, you may even find one (or more!) new favorites. Chances are you’re going to be so inspired that you’re going to want to try to make the dishes on your own or at least find a local restaurant back home where you can get them. If you suddenly have a craving to try some Macanese cuisine, it’s time to book your trip and get your foodie journey started. Don’t forget to bring your appetite!