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Re: [SCA-China] Re: Fwd: Steamed pork bun workshop 10/30 in Unclaimed Crown Lands

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  • JL Badgley
    ... Close--it starts with a B : Bangkok (actually, currently wandering around Gyeongju, Korea, but generally living in Bangkok). -Jing/Ii/Jeong [Non-text
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      On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 9:29 AM, oriquilt <oriquilt@...> wrote:
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      > It's on my blog. oriquilt.blogspot.com
      >
      > Mantou are period to at least the Song Dynasty. Since it's mentioned in the
      > Romance of the Three Kingdoms, which was during written during the Southern
      > Song. Supposedly Zhuge Liang ordered them made, so possibly Three Kingdoms?
      > Bao zi are also mentioned by the same author in Outlaws of the Marsh. Shui
      > Hu Zhuang. Although, it was at a "hei dian" black store. The proprietors fed
      > their customers drugged aromatic meat buns, then they butchered the
      > customers and turned them into the next round of aromatic meat buns. Talk
      > about mystery meat. Anyway, the way that baozi are mentioned indicate that
      > they were a common food item that people should be familiar with, kind of
      > like hamburger today.
      >
      > Aren't you in Brooklyn?
      >

      Close--it starts with a "B": Bangkok (actually, currently wandering around
      Gyeongju, Korea, but generally living in Bangkok).

      -Jing/Ii/Jeong


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