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  1. ba-wan(Noun)

    A Taiwanese snack food consisting of a circular translucent dough filled with a savory stuffing and served with a sweet and savory sauce.

  2. Origin: * From 肉圓 (bah-ôan), literally, meat circle.

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  1. Ba-wan

    Ba-wan is a Taiwanese snack food, consisting of a 6-8 cm diameter disk-shaped translucent dough filled with a savory stuffing and served with a sweet and savory sauce. The stuffing varies widely according to different regions in Taiwan, but usually consists of a mixture of pork, bamboo shoots, and shiitake mushrooms. Changhua-style ba-wan is considered to be the "standard" ba-wan as it is the most famous and most widely imitated of all styles of ba-wan. The term "ba-wan" is a non-standard romanization of the Taiwanese pronunciation of "肉圓", as well as "肉丸". In Lukang, ba-wan are known as "bah-hôe" because they take on a block-like shape as embodied in the shape of 回. The gelatinous dough is made of a combination of corn starch, sweet potato starch, and rice flour, which gives it its chewy, sticky, and gelatinous texture and a greyish translucent hue. Ba-wan are initially cooked by steaming; however, they may also be served after being deep fried to give them a "skin" or gently poached in oil to heat them without drying them out.

Anagrams for ba-wan »

  1. bwana, nawab

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ba-wan in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ba-wan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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