Saturday, October 11, 2008

Clay Oven Roll 燒餅 [Shao Bing]


"Shao Bing" also called Clay Oven Roll, is a variety of baked flat and crispy bread with sesame on the top, often served with You Taio and Soy Milk as breakfast.

Origin: 1st appeared in mid 2nd century after the general Ban Chao came back from Tarim Basin (Central Asia). And became a popular snack in Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Variety: Plain, Spring onion or Red beans filling.

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