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Pastel de Nata, just delicious!

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Portugal is known throughout the world as a country whose cuisine is appreciated by all those who try it. Whether it’s a salty or a sweet dish, Portugueses know what and how to cook to charm anyone. The eating moment is an important moment of union for Portugueses, a moment of serenity and sharing.

Among the most appreciated dishes there are the famous Pasteis de Nata, delicious sweets symbol of the country’s cuisine.
The pasteis de nata are small cupcakes of puff pastry stuffed with a special cream made with cream and eggs. During baking in the oven the cream creates a sweet caramelized layer that characterizes these sweets.
It is said that the recipe was born within the walls of an ancient Portuguese monastery, the monastery of Belém.  After the closure of the monasteries, the monks began to produce the pasteis to maintain themselves economically.
Since then the pastais de nata spread throughout the country and can still be enjoyed in Portuguese pastries.

Around Lisbon there are countless culinary corners in which to find these wonders. Today we will discover which are the best places where to eat a Pastel de Nata nearby our school.


Among the most appreciated places there is certainly the Manteigaria Fabrica de Pasteis de Nata. It is only 400 metres away from our school, in Rua do Loreto 2.
Second place in our ranking goes to the immortal Fabrica de Nata – Pasteis de Nata. It is located in Praça do Restauradores 62, just 450 metres away from our school.
Just 160 metres away from Portugues et Cetera building, there is the amazing Fabrica de Nata Rua Augusta. It took its name from the street in which it is located.


And now… what are you waiting for? During the next lesson break a pitstop for a Pastel de Nata is mandatory!!!

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