Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Char Siew Pao

Have you ever been to a chinese dim sum restaurant? If you have, then you must be familiar with one of the most popular dim sum - Char Siew Pao. It's my favourite.
Char Siew is supposed to be roasted pork. Pau means bun. Therefore Char Siew Pao literally means roasted pork bun. After they are made, they must be steamed before they can be eaten.
I like it best when I slice the bun into two and the sweet aroma escapes from the bun.... Yummmmyy..
Besides pork there are other types of buns which look rather similar besides the fillings. The lotus seed bun is its sweeter cousin.
Head down for dim sum this weekend. Coupled with hot chinese tea, these buns are simply heavenly. :)
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Anonymous said...

This sounds like it would be good to eat. I guess you really like it. It would be something new for my taste buds.

I like your photo today and also enjoyed your post yesterday. Neat.

Bibi said...

I looooove these. Every time I visit my daughter in Seattle I go to Pike Place Market and devour them....frequently. Yummy photo.

Murphy_jay said...

Thanks for visiting, Abraham Lincoln and Bibi.

Bibi, does Pike Place Market offer many choices of chinese food?