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Shanghai Nanxiang Steamed Stuffed Bun

 
 
Besides delicious and particular Shanghai local dishes, Shanghai traditional snacks like Nanxiang Small Steamed Stuffed Bun also worth a try.
Nanxiang Small Steamed Stuffed Bun(南翔小笼包
, nán xiáng xiǎo lóng bāo) is kind of Mini Baozi(包子,one of Chinese favorite breakfast)with a history of more than 100 years. In 1871(Qing Dynasty), Huang Mingxian, the owner of Rihuaxuan Snack shop in Nanxiang(a small town in the suburb of Shanghai) created this popular snack.After the  initiator, his son set up some branches near Yuyuan Garden and Shanghai Chenghuang Temple. Nowadays Yuyuan Garden and Shanghai Chenghuang Temple become the busy area in the center of Shanghai, so Nanxiang Small Steamed Stuffed Bun is well-known at home and abroad togetehr with these two great tourist attractions. As time goes by, this snack becomes a local art in eastern China.
 
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the outside of the old Nanxiang Bun Snack Bar

people are waiting for Shanghai Nanxiang Steamed Stuffed Bun


Featured on thinner skin but more filling, Nanxiang Small Steamed Stuffed Bun is made of pork and wrapped by unfermented flour. After steamed on a bamboo steamer for a while, the flavor will fill the air.Once steaming Nanxiang Small Steamed Stuffed Bun is served on the table, no one could even refuse the calling of the yummy. Using chopsticks to pick up one, through the thin skin, you can see the filings clearly. Bite a little and let gravy full of your mouth.
 
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  Nanxiang Small Steamed Stuffed Bun  in the steamer

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