Saturday, March 26, 2011

Confeitaria Nacional

Portugal, Part III: This bustling bakery, founded in Lisbon in 1829, has belonged to the same family for five generations. It's like a Dynasty of Dough!

We stopped here for a tea-time pastry snack to sample the "pastel de nata." Astonishing egg tarts, perfectly blending a crispy, warm feel with a creamy cinnamon flavor. Numerous notches above the mass-market versions in Malaysia.

Confeitaria Nacional,
Lisbon.

8 comments:

  1. Them egg tarts look marvellous!

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  2. Baby sumo: they actually taste much, much better than they look! :D

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  3. portugese egg tart! haha good to see that the "portugese egg tart" we get here seems to be somewhat authentic. or at least it looks authentic, even if it doesn't taste authentic :D

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  4. Timing: oh yeah, the egg tarts in Malaysia look and taste similar to the ones in Portugal. Just that the ones over there seem more delicious. Fresher pastry, more fragrant custard :D

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  5. JEALOUS! I want those egg tarts!

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  6. Michelle: I want them toooooooo :D

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  7. is the black part burnt of is that something else?

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  8. Eiling: oh i think it's supposed to be that way. Caramelized or something :D

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