15 May Rua do Cunha
Rua do Cunha is a narrow pedestrian street in Vila da Taipa, the town centre of Taipa, Macau. It is wrong to say that the street is named after the Portuguese explorer Tristão da Cunha. According to the government of Macau, the street is named after Pedro Alexandrino da Cunha, a Portuguese navy captain who was the 81st governor of Macau for a few more days than a month. He arrived in Macau in 1850 and he died 37 days later from cholera, being one of the first victims of the disease in Macau.
For first time visitors to Macau looking for some local street food, Rua do Cunha in Taipa Village is a great place to start. The area is filled with shops, stalls, and vendors offering a range of delicious snacks, most freshly made on the premises.Almond and peanut cookies are a thing in Macau. They are surely sold other places around the world, but the city has made these cookies really special and unique recipes started popping up. Koi Kei is the region’s most famous branch selling these, but Macau Creations’ are tasty as well. They mainly sell cute and original Macau souvenirs, so grab some almond and peanut cookies for your friends and family back home?
Koi Kei is huge in Macau. Aside from their tasty almond and peanut cookies and unusual meat jerky with several seasonings, there’s also candy with algae, condensed milk and so on. Koi Kei is one of Macau’s most well established company and sells millions of cookies daily. Their prices are quite reasonable and products are freshly baked. They are known for always having testers for people to try. Take some and see which you like best!