Friday, 31 March 2017

'Exploding' soup dumpling video angers Asian foodies

"You're not supposed to pop the dumplings! *Asians screaming everywhere*"

Asian food lovers are fuming over a video they say "manhandles" traditional soup dumplings.

The video published by Time Out London on Facebook, shows diners attempting to burst their Xiao Long Bao (little basket buns), and throw out the soup.

Originating in China, Xiao Long Bao has gained a passionate fan following among foodies.
Many point out the traditional way is to suck out the soup with your mouth and then eat the dumpling. The steaming hot broth inside is, for many, the most prized part of each Xiao Long Bao.

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