Foodie Friday: Char Siu Bao

Char Siu Bao: steamed white buns with sweet roasted pork inside These ubiquitous buns are found in all dim sum restaurants. With their outer soft bread layer, they're one of my favorites. The best part is the inside: char siu, with its distinctive coloring. Yes, I know it's unnatural for pork to be bright red, but there's something festive and cheerful about the color. It reminds me of the holidays, and it doubles as a lucky color. Here are some fun red things I've seen: -Red qipao: … [Read more...]