Nanxiang Steamed Bun
( 2010-04-24 )

Nanxiang steamed bun, also named Nanxiang xiaolongbao, is a traditional snack in Nanxiang town of Shanghai suburb with a history more than one hundred years The steamed Bun is famous for its thin wrapping, sufficient filling, and fresh flavor. The filling here is made of pork jam without shallot and garlic, but only with a little ginger and meat jelly, salt, sauce, sugar and water. The wrapping is made of flour without fermentation, usually 50gram flour for 8 buns. The cooked buns are quite lovely, crystal, like pagoda. When you take a small bite, your mouth will be filled with sweet juice. If the bun is accompanied with ginger and vinegar, and a bowl of egg silk soup, it will be much better. In addition, the filling is changing in different seasons, like shrimp added in early spring, and crab meat, crab roe, and crab oil in autumn.

Nanxiang Steamed Bun in Yuyuan is one of the famous snacks there.


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