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'Fios de Ovos' are a traditional signature dish in Portuguese dessert that is made of egg yolks. Portuguese Angel Hair are often used in fillings and decorations of cakes and other desserts, or as accompaniments for both sweet and savory dishes. In Goa Fios de Ovos is known as ‘Letria’, is used to decorate the top of a sweet made of coconut and cashew nuts. While in the Cuisine of Kerala it is known as Mutta-mala. It is popular festive dish during Eid in Kerala .The recipe was probably taken to Japan and Thailand by Portuguese explorers between the 16th and 18th centuries.