Vivian for the inspiration & the introduction. These buns are really awesome.
200gm all purpose flour
1 tspn yeast
(combine all ingredients & mix well then set aside to ferment overnight or at least 8 hours)
Main Dough : (for 5 buns)
300gm all purpose flour
2 tbsp shortening
200gm starter dough
1/4 tspn lye water (or 1 tspn vinegar)
2 tspn baking powder
*some food colouring
(1) mix together ingredients (B) till baking powder dissolved.
(2) then combine ingredients (A) & (B) into a big mixing bowl and stir to form a soft dough. Knead till smooth .
(3) need not further fermentation, straight away divide into 5 portions by twisting the dough for separation. For better result do not use a knife.
(4) place dough to parchment paper & rest for 15 mins before steaming them over high heat for 20-25 mins .
I'm sending this to Wild Yeast Blog @ Yeastspotting.