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Amanda Nell Eu

Sausage buns
Recreating the bakery-style sausage bun
Does ammonium bicarbonate make a better char siu bao?
Sausage buns
Recreating the bakery-style sausage bun

Recreating the bakery-style sausage bun

One home cook turns to dough softeners and bread improvers to create the soft, squishy texture we’ve come to love in a classic sausage bun. Photos by Amanda Nell Eu.

Does ammonium bicarbonate make a better char siu bao?

Does ammonium bicarbonate make a better char siu bao?

One avid home baker steams a batch of bao to test the results of this strong-smelling traditional leavening agent. 

 
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