Image courtesy of MGTO This festival is not to be confused with the annual A-Ma Festival in April/May celebrated on the 23rd day of the third Lunar month, a grand birthday celebration of Mazu 妈祖, Goddess of the sea, and the Chinese patron saint equivalent of fishermen and sailors. This coincides with the Chong Yeung Festival on […]

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Macanese cuisine is an intoxicating mix of Portuguese, Chinese, Indian, Goan, Malay as well as African culinary influence, but sadly it’s often misunderstood to be purely a fusion cuisine of Portuguese and Chinese and signature dishes that everyone writes about and comes to Macau to eat is the pork chop buns (which isn’t Macanese food) […]