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Learn Chinese Podcast – Shanghai Dumplings (Tang Bao)

Saturday, May 1st, 2010
Shanghai Dumplings (Tang Bao)
Shanghai Dumplings (Tang Bao)

Shanghai dumplings are a kind of steamed stuffed bun with a lot of soup inside. They are exquisite with thin skin and ample stuffing made of shrimp or crab meat. Steamed Shanghai dumplings look beautiful and taste fresh.

(Source: culture.chinese.cn)

Learn Chinese Podcast – Nanxiang Small steamed buns

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Nanxiang Small steamed buns
Nanxiang Small steamed buns
Nanxiang Small steamed buns
Nanxiang Small steamed buns

Nanxiang Small steamed buns are traditional snacks dating back 100 years. They are famous for their thin skins, ample stuffing and fresh taste. The stuffing is made of ham, pork skin aspic, salt, sauce and sugar, and the skin of the bun is made from white flour. Small steamed buns are translucent and shaped like pagodas. Their fresh taste and good smell will make you want to eat one after another.

(Source: culture.chinese.cn)

Learn Chinese Podcast – Glutinous Rice Cakes (Zi Fan Gao)

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Glutinous Rice Cakes (Zi Fan Gao)
Glutinous Rice Cakes (Zi Fan Gao)

Glutinous Rice Cakes (Zi Fan Gao)
Glutinous Rice Cakes (Zi Fan Gao)

To make the cakes, you must steam glutinous rice and then knead it into glutinous dumplings. Then you add a little bit of salt and stir the rice well. You compress the mixture into cakes and use a kitchen knife to cut them into slices. The slices should then be fried.

(Source: culture.chinese.cn)