Junior sous chef Chun Leong-sze prepares an African chicken dish – one fusion dish that sheds light on the former colony’s history and culture – at Perola Portuguese restaurant, the Sands Macao in Macau. Photo: Jonathan Wong

A history of Macau in 10 traditional fusion dishes, from African chicken to devil’s curry

  • Macanese cuisine in the former Portuguese colony has influences of Africa, India and Southeast Asia to thank for its variety of flavours and recipes
  • Here are 10 memorable dishes to shed light on its history and culture
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Junior sous chef Chun Leong-sze prepares an African chicken dish – one fusion dish that sheds light on the former colony’s history and culture – at Perola Portuguese restaurant, the Sands Macao in Macau. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Chef Antimo Maria Merone of 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana in Macau.

Michelin-star chef in Macau on minimalist cuisine and why ginger is more Italian than tomatoes

  • Antimo Maria Merone, the Naples-born executive chef of 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana in Macau, went to business school before leaving to pursue his passion full time
  • His favourite ingredient, he says, is the tomato, which he likes to eat raw in summer
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Chef Antimo Maria Merone of 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana in Macau.
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