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I go to Chinatown in Chicago quite often. They have a very soft, homebaked roll. They are stuffed with different things such as barbequed pork. I'd love to find out the name of these to search recipes, but can't read Chinese and don't understand what they say it is. I hope you can help with this. Thanks!

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Last updated: Oct. 5, 2012 11:57 am
Posted: Oct. 5, 2012 11:14 am
Commented by: moaa
Oct. 5, 2012 11:24 am
my favorite is called char siu bao or other names like siopao also either in regular sweet bread or steamed.
Oct. 5, 2012 11:26 am
basically called pork buns
Oct. 5, 2012 11:31 am
Thanks, moaa! I remembered that one was filled with egg and possibly cheese. The main thing I need is the bun recipe. I'll check out your suggestions! :)
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Homemade adzuki bean paste is wrapped in a golden syrup pastry to create these traditional Chinese cakes. 
Recommended by: BigShotsMom
Oct. 5, 2012 11:27 am
Something like this?
Oct. 5, 2012 11:55 am
Thanks, BigShotsMom! I'll check this out!
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Photo of: Chinese Steamed Buns with Barbecued Pork Filling

Chinese Steamed Buns with Barbecued Pork Filling

Submitted by: Sneakyteaky 
Home Town: Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Living In: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
My sister-in law is Chinese and this is one of her most delicious Dim Sum recipes. It's Chinese name is Char Siu Bao, takes a little effort but is extremely worth it. 
Recommended by: Nurse Ellen so not a
Oct. 5, 2012 11:29 am
Something like this?
Oct. 5, 2012 11:56 am
Thanks, Nurse Ellen! This sure sounds like what I'm looking for. I'll check this out!
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Chinese Steamed Buns

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Follow this recipe carefully and you will be rewarded with these delicate, filling-free Chinese steamed buns. You can also use this recipe to make the traditional filled versions. 
Recommended by: Baking Nana
Oct. 5, 2012 11:30 am
Do they look like these?
Baking Nana
Oct. 5, 2012 11:42 am
Baking Nana
Oct. 5, 2012 11:43 am
Oct. 5, 2012 11:57 am
Thanks, Baking Nana! They do look like this, so I'll check out your links!
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