No, I will not share my shopping experience here, it’s still a photo post [smile]. However, the introductions might be helpful:
While in Lisbon, I really enjoyed the Portuguese Azulejos, a form of painted tin-glazed ceramic tilework, one of the world’s great decorative art traditions. Azulejos are found on the interior and exterior of churches, houses, schools, restaurants, subway stations, e.v.e.r.y.w.h.e.r.e!
One of the highlights of this EuroTrip was a discovery of the Fabrica da Nata bakery in Lisbon. Yes, a “bakery”! You may smile now, but you’ll understand me later when you try its sweet flaky crust and creamy dusted with cinnamon egg tart pastry called Pastéis da Nata! Mmmm-mm-m… [joyful face] The tarts are sold in every pastry shop, but I highly recommend you to visit the Fabrica and get them fresh from oven (Price: 1 euro per “Nata”). Address: Praça dos Restauradores 62-68, 1250-110 Lisboa, Portugal.
The official Sporting CP and S.L. Benfica stores were on my trip’s to-visit list. Guess what, the very first photo taken in Lisbon was a photo taken inside of the Sporting CP store. Good thing- both stores are located on the same street Rua Augusta, just a few blocks apart.
- Pastel de Nata’s recipe is one of the world’s most top secret recipes. Even though they are made all over the country and found in nearly every pastry shop, only 3 people in the world know the original recipe.
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