Chinese steamed cakes with spicy pork
This dish belongs to the category of dim sum snacks. There are two varieties of these cakes, called Char Siu Bau (Char Siu – filled with pork, Bau – bun): the steam and baked. Steam are white and airy, and baked – darker with glaze. This recipe is a variant steam pies. The dough of these pies special, because it contains yeast and baking powder, making its texture more dense, fine-pored, but soft and airy as freshly baked bread. Inside tender slices of slow roasted pork in a sauce of honey, soy sauce and fresh ginger.