Go anywhere in China, and you’ll encounter the bao, a Chinese word that describes buns, dumplings—basically anything with filling wrapped in dough. There are so many different kinds of bao in China that you could do a whole series about it.
And so we did. In this new 10-part season of Eat China, we’ll look at 10 different kinds of bao across China and show you how they’re made. Up first is xiaolongbao, Shanghai soup dumplings. Stay tuned!