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October 19, 2016 #news

Hirata / Bao Buns - Street Food and The Gluten Free Burger

Everyone knows the last few years have seen the explosion of the street food phenomena up and down the UK. With many people looking for a way to get into street food but keep it gluten free. Rice flour based bao buns are increasingly becoming an alternative to regular wheat flour buns and brioches at markets, funky burger trucks and restaurants.

Bao Buns

Bao bun based street food ideas

  • Pork confit with pickled cucumber Bao Bun
  • Chicken with smoked aioli and kohlrabi coleslaw Bao Bun
  • Teriyaki Beef Strips and crunchy shredded green cabbage
  • Slow-roast pork, cucumber, and spring onion with hoi-sin


Bao bun fillings suit the big trend for added spice more spice. 37% of consumers like bolder flavours now more than they did 2-3 years ago [Source: Age Cohort report 2015].

Bao buns are also fast and convenient to prepare s can be made fresh to order for your clients. Perfect for office, university and food-to-go kitchens.

Kuro Foods Brand Hirata Buns (Also known and bao buns) are Made in the UK and are available in our store.

Kuro Foods


Kuro Foods Brand Hirata Buns (Also known and bao buns) are Made in the UK and are available in our store.


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