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3 veggie bao’buns

271 / 201 Kcal

3 veggie bao’buns

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product description

Bao are cloud-like fluffy buns with a delicious filling. They have been enjoyed across Asia for thousands of years, sold everywhere from corner shops to Michelin starred restaurants, from Tokyo to Taipei. These soft steamed buns filled with spicy Asian-style veg & tofu are restaurant quality and cook in just 50 secs.

how to enjoy

microwave:

1. Remove sleeve & pierce film.

2. Microwave for 50 seconds on full power [900W].

3. Leave to stand for 20 seconds.

steam [colander or sieve]

1. Line colander/sieve with greaseproof paper & place above a pan of softly boiling water.

2. Place bao’buns in colander/sieve & cover with a lid.

3. Steam for 8 mins.

cooking instructions for 3 bao'buns. Please always be careful of hot steam when removing bao'buns. For guidance only, cooking appliances will vary. Please ensure bao'buns are cooked until piping hot. Do not re-heat once cooked.

nutrition

calories

271 / 201 cal

fat total

3.6 / 2.7 g

fat saturated

0.6 / 0.5 g

protein

10 / 7.5 g

carbs

48 / 35 g

sugars

7.2 / 5.3 g

fibre

3.3 / 2.5 g

salt

1.2 / 1.6 g

per serving / per 100g

allergens

wheat [gluten], soya, sesame

if you require a detailed ingredients list, please contact us

‘may contain’ means that there might be cross contamination of this allergen at one of our ingredient suppliers.

every attempt has been made to ensure that there has been no cross contamination of allergens but we cannot 100% guarantee that none has occurred.

we adjust the recipe of our products from time to time; and therefore we recommend that you always check the ingredient lists and nutrition declarations on the packs of all our products prior to purchase to determine product information.

take a bao

The first bao we ever served in our restaurants used a fluffy pancake like bun we folded around the filling. They looked & tasted beautiful, but made a mess when you ate them.
 
We thought this was a problem without a solution. Afterall, some things are just messy, the taste was worth it.
 
That was until a winter trip to Tokyo, where we saw clear steaming chests filled with hot snacks dotted all over the city. There was one thing in particular that caught our eye; a perfect round bao bun called a Nikuman.
 
When making a Nikuman the dough is folded & sealed around the filling before being steamed. This locks in the flavour & means you can confidently eat the bun with one hand. Same incredible taste, no mess. Our transition was swift.