Cooked pasteis de nata are taken out of trays at the Pasteis de Belem cafe in Lisbon, Portugal. The pastel de nata, which means cream pastry in Portuguese, has become an international hit, centuries after it was supposedly invented in a Belem monastery by monks. Photo: Bloomberg

Why has the egg tart become such an international hit?

The egg custard tart with a crispy crust is popping up in supermarkets, coffee shops and bakeries from Manhattan to Singapore

Topic |   Hong Kong Fine Dining

TOP PICKS

Cooked pasteis de nata are taken out of trays at the Pasteis de Belem cafe in Lisbon, Portugal. The pastel de nata, which means cream pastry in Portuguese, has become an international hit, centuries after it was supposedly invented in a Belem monastery by monks. Photo: Bloomberg
READ FULL ARTICLE