Noodles From A to Noodle
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First is important to know that a noodle is a type of food usually made of dough, form into various shapes and cook in a mixture of oil and water. Although they are known all around the world, some pasta varieties are regional and not commonly found worldwide. Sometimes the same type of noodle will even have different names in the same language. But who came up with the brilliant idea of combining a few ingredients in the right proportions to get the delightful treat we call noodle? According to historians we have two cultures that have always fight for the right of claiming the noodle as their own invention: the Italian and the Chinese. Although as soon as we think of pasta Italy come to mind, the oldest written account dates from AD 25 and 220 during the Chinese East Han Dynasty. This means that noodles where originated in China and spread into neighboring countries such as Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand and Cambodia.
Italian noodles came later on. They are made of unleavened dough of buckwheat flour, or wheat water and eggs and comes in a great variety of shapes ( spaghetti, macaroni, lasagna, capellini, bucatini). Asian noodles are generally made from either wheat flour, rice flour or mung bean starch and also shaped in a great variety.
In this site we are going to show you the different type, what are they made of, how to prepare them.
At the end the important thing about noodles is not where they came from but that they are a common element in the diet of millions of people around the world.