Macau is where tradition meets modernity. From glitzy casinos and decadent foie gras, down to the humble relics and worn cobblestones, magnificent Macau’s allure lies in its stark juxtaposition of the old with the new.
Most of us can’t live without Japanese food and already include tempura, tofu, ramen and sushi regularly in our menus. It’s not hard to get the real stuff in the right fashion when you’re visiting Tokyo, but you might need to be a little adventurous and try something beyond the foods you can identify and without the help of an English menu.
So, Asia does have some truly weird food – and that’s what I encountered in person on my last trip to Taiwan at Li Yu Lake in Hua Lien, where we had the chance to eat 活跳虾, or literally Live Jumping Prawns. Sashimi pashimi, that’s practically stale compared to some live, twitching shrimp straight from the lake!
Goa chef Shilarna Vaze’s recommendations for bakery breakfasts, beach brunches, sunset suppers and flea market food.