Pasteis de Belém: Portugal’s Heaven in a Tart

The sugary scent coming from the bakeshop reminds me of everything that is sweet and good and nice. I am standing outside Antiga Confeitaria de Belém, right in the heart of the Belém District in Lisbon. The takeout queue for the bakeshop’s famous product is getting quite long.  I begin to worry that there won’t …

Craving for Pasteis de Nata

This is just great. My craving for Pasteis de Nata is so enormous that I can just buy a ticket and fly all the way to Lisbon now! Well, if you’ve tasted one of these Portuguese egg tarts, you’ll understand why. I can almost taste them… hot from the oven…smelling heavenly… sprinkled with confectioner’s sugar, …