- n. Chinese steamed bun (without any filling)
- From Mandarin 饅頭 (mántóu). (Wiktionary)
“The word manju is derived from the word mantou, the Chinese word for the treat which was originally a sweet mochi based bun from China.”
“The sandwiches are spelled “mantou” so I guys I thought that was spelling.”
“Then last week Mantao hit us with the mantou Chinese sandwich on 53rd btw. 2+3rd.”
“Yesterday morning, I woke up at 6:30am ("Flight of the Bumblebees" is my cell phone alarm ring tone), fried an egg and steamed some mantou, drank my instant coffee (blah!)”
“Asian breads are generally small, round, very white, with a smooth, shiny surface and thin skin, and a moist, springy texture that may be chewy (mantou) or tender and fluffy (bao).”
“From cheesecake-stuffed croissants to pork belly sliders on steamed mantou buns, the choices are vast.”
“Chili crab is transformed into a dip $10 for mantou, steamed buns burnished in a deep-fryer.”
“The Asian influence comes out more strongly in plates like an ahi tuna flatbread with mango, scallion, chopped tomato, and wasabi aioli or the "mantou burgers," two spicy minipatties on Chinese steamed buns, served with fries and adobo.”
“As well as meat they have yummy flat bread, baked mantou (a kind of steamed bread which is skewered, sprinkled with seasoning then barbecued), steamed peanuts and peas.”
“You can have rice (mifan), steamed bread (mantou), noodles (mian) or dumplings (jiaozi) with your meal, but unless you ask for it to be served immediately, it will come at the very end of the meal, according to custom.”
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Types of bread & breadmaking terms. Mainly I'm looking for plain or savoury breads but I'll accept the sweet-ish ones as long as they are more bread than cake :-)
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