December 31, 2012
One of my favorite foods are bao. If you’ve never heard of them, they’re Asian buns that are filled with any number of fillings and steamed. When they’re served hot, the dough becomes cooked but deliciously chewy, and the inside adds flavor to the bite. They really are my favorite on-the-go foods.
During college in downtown Chicago, I’d always stop for some at the Wow Bao near my campus (what a great name). My kryptonite was their coconut custard flavor. It was so creamy and sweet; I still love them. I never figured out how to make bao, until now (mind the rhyme). Read on for the easiest and most delicious bao recipe I could come up with, plus it uses a can of refrigerated biscuits and a rotisserie chicken to make things even easier!
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