Legend claims that the nuns used egg whites to stiffen their habits. Frugal and appreciative of God’s bounty, they also invented a way to use the discarded yolks. Pasteis de nata (egg tart) is the result of their devotion, and the object of mine.
Having just arrived in Dublin, Ireland from the States, my husband, Jeff, and I had yet to figure out how to place a call. We asked an airport lounge employee for help, and she agreed with a welcoming Irish smile.