Xialong Bao XXL 湯包 湯包
today we would like to introduce you to the Xialong Bao XXL 湯包, also known as Tang Bao or soup bun. Compared to the classic Xiao Long Bao, this one comes in an XXL version. A single piece of it is as big as several Xiao Long Bao together and weighs an incredible 110g.
The special thing about this bao is that it contains extra soup. However, this also means that you have to be careful when eating, as the soup can be very hot. But that's what makes the Xialong Bao XXL experience so unique and special.
The biggest challenge in making this delicacy is to create a thin batter that is at the same time not too hard, but also firm enough to hold the soup. But don't worry, our chefs have found the perfect balance to bring you the best Xialong Bao XXL you've ever tasted.
Also, wenn ihr auf der Suche nach einem einzigartigen und köstlichen kulinarischen Erlebnis seid, dann solltet ihr unbedingt unseren Xialong Bao XXL probieren. Lasst euch dieses Geschmackserlebnis nicht entgehen! 🥟🔥
What is Xialong Bao?
Xialong Bao is a type of Chinese dumpling, usually filled with pork and aromatic broth. They are known worldwide for their succulent filling and the thin dough that surrounds them.
How does the soup come into Xialong Bao?
The soup in Xialong Bao is made by making the filling from a mixture of broth and meat, which is thickened with gelatine or agar agar. Gelatin or agar agar is thickened. The filling is then cooled, turning it into a solid gel. When the bao is steamed, the gel becomes liquid again due to the heat and the broth is locked into the batter. When you eat the bao, the soup literally explodes in your mouth, adding an incredible flavour to the dish!
Where does Xiaolong Bao come from?
Xiaolong Bao originated in the Jiangnan region of China and are now enjoyed in many parts of China as well as in many other countries around the world.
How many folds does Xiao Long Bao have?
Interestingly, each xiaolong bao usually has 18 folds - an art that only the most experienced chefs master perfectly.
See also Char Siu Bao