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How to shape the perfect bao dough

I made char siu bao for the first time last night and followed this recipe to make the dough. It came out great tasting but bad looking- I couldn't find advice on how to shape the bao correctly. Are ...
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Storing Bao Overnight--to steam and refrigerate?

I am making roasted duck bao for a dinner tomorrow night. I will form them all tonight and then refrigerate them until tomorrow. Is it best to steam bao before refrigerating and then steam again ...
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Can I substitute baking soda for kansui powder?

Related: What does kansui do to dough in noodle making? I'm looking to make my own ę‹‰é¢-style noodles. I've read up a lot about kansui and making your own kansui with a powder mix of sodium and ...