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Steamed pork buns (Hirata buns)

Sweet, pillowy Hirata buns are popping up on menus all over at the moment. Try this on-trend recipe at home with our step-by-step guide. The secret to steamed buns is adding extra raising agent and double rising, which gives you a pillowy bun to stuff your pork belly into.

How to Make Chinese Steam Pork Buns (Char Siu Bao)

In the southwest or northwest, baozi are stuffed with pork; in Sichuan, they can be spicy and dipped in hot sauce; around the Shanghai area, you'll find vegetarian baozi filled with spinach and tofu.

Char Siew Bao (Char Siu Bao/叉烧包)

Char Siew Bao (Char Siu Bao). A taste from my childhood that simply always makes me happy :-)

Cider & Five Spice Steamed Pork Buns

These Cider & Five Spice Steamed Pork Buns are a quick take on a dim sum classic, Char Siu Bao. These pork buns are sticky and sweet with a hit of spice.


Chinese BBQ pork bun or cha siu bao, is filled with a savory, slightly sweet filling of Cantonese roast pork. This dim sum and Chinese bakery favorite is of course, the subject of today's post.

Carrot ginger pork buns, two ways

CARROT GINGER PORK BUNS, TWO WAYS (Bao Zi, 胡萝卜肉包子): Steamed or Pan Fried. See Our Bun-Folding Video, It Will Make You Smile ... I Promise! #baozi #steamedbuns #carrotginger