The cucumber and carrot salad provides a crisp and acidic counterpoint to the kimchi and bacon, and it's all housed in a steamy and super soft bun, which is "airy" in a way few foodstuffs can ever hope to be.
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Chinese-style steamed buns stuffed with tempura-fried simmered king oyster mushrooms and an agave-miso mayonnaise.
Vegan Chinese steamed buns filled with juicy simmered daikon and shiitake mushrooms along with a spicy mayonnaise and pickled mung bean sprouts.
Roast turkey seasoned with five spice, vinegar, and soy sauce, stuffed into steamed buns, Peking duck-style.
How could you say no to soy-braised pork belly, sesame-scented cabbage, and homemade chili aïoli stuffed into Chinese steamed buns? Michele Humes shows you how to make six of these sandwiches for under $8.