Macao’s old food stores seek new development-Xinhua

Photo taken on May 12, Macao, south China, shows how zongzi, a festive food, is made. (Xinhua/Zhang Jinjia)

There are many stores offering various kinds of gourmet food in Macao, one of attractions for tourists from all over the world.

MACAO, May 17 (Xinhua) — Selling a number of delicacies ranging from staple food and snacks to dairy and tea, the many famous stores located at different spots of the old town area of the Macao Peninsula have become the name card for traditional food and unique souvenirs in the Macao special administrative region (SAR).


Tam Soi Wing is the third-generation inheritor of Pastelaria Chui Heong, a pastry shop known for its hand-made char-grilled almond cookies on the narrow yet bustling Rua do Gamboa street.

“At the beginning, my grandfather made the cookies and my grandmother carried a load around to sell them. In the

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Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

Ripe bananas and natural peanut butter create a salty-sweet flavor combo in this protein-packed Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie. It’s perfect for breakfast or any time of the day.

Peanut butter banana oatmeal smoothie.

Aside from maybe chocolate, few foods taste better with freshly-roasted, salty peanut butter than a perfectly ripe banana. And aside from maybe pancakes, the best breakfast consists of smoothies. My Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie combines the best of both worlds and is morphed into a well-rounded breakfast thanks to yogurt, milk, and oats.


  • Banana: Naturally sweetens the smoothie and adds a creamy texture.
  • Milk: Use whatever milk you have on hand, any and all will work.
  • Greek yogurt: Greek yogurt is higher in protein than typical yogurt, and adds to the creamy texture of the smooothie.
  • Oats: I use old-fashioned oats, and they make the smoothie more filling while being a great source of fiber, calcium, and iron.
  • Peanut
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