Ready for a food fight? Pastel de Nata Throwdown coming to New Bedford, Fall River

Dec 22, 2022 | Arts & Culture, Community, Visit

Pasteis de nata, or custard cups, from Cinderella Bakery in Fall River. Photo by Herald News.

Ashley Schuler – The Herald News

Chances are good that if you live in the SouthCoast, you’ve been introduced to the pastel de nata — or Portuguese custard tart — and all its creamy goodness.

The dangerously delicious combo of caramelized custard wrapped in a flaky puff pastry makes them hard to resist.

And the love for this famous sweet treat is one that transcends heritage. Portuguese or not, folks far and wide share an appreciation for the addictive tart, indulging with a cup — or four — in one sitting.

So what if you were challenged to spend an entire month eating them?

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