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Steamed Silver Thread Buns (Yin si juan, 银丝卷)

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Steamed Silver Thread Buns (Yin si juan, 银丝卷) is a type of steamed buns which are the staple food in northern China. To the northern Chinese, steamed buns is like bread to westerners. Steamed silver thread buns are made by rolling the dough into thin strips, which are then wrapped inside a large, thin piece of dough skin and steam cooked. Small quantity of sugar is often mixed into the dough to give steamed silver thread buns a slightly sweet taste. White flour is used to give steamed silver thread buns a milky white color.

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