Different cultures have their own way of taking some water and mixing it with an all-purpose flour, a rice flour, a wheat flour and adding either barley, buckwheat,soybeans,seaweed or tapioca.After combining whatever ingredients are used with the type of a chosen flour, they work the dough on a floured surface, roll the dough out and let it dry. Until, it is ready to be hand cut or hand pulled into whatever shape of a noodle that is desired. The finished noodle product is dropped into a hot chicken,a hot beef or a hot vegetable both from three to five minutes depending upon the noodle's thickness. After the noodles are finished cooking, they are left in the broth for a few moreminutes. The results are something of a phenomenon.
In five thousand B.C., the first forms of noodles were discovered in the Middle East. In three hundred A.D., the Chinesewere using buckwheat as the main ingredient for their noodles andsharing the art of making them with the Japanese. In the seventeen hundreds, noodles were introduced in Naples, Italy.As a rival to rice, noodles have been a staple food in millionsof households with the exeception of the cuisines of England andFrance. Noodles are inexpensive to make and enjoyed as a completemeal with vegetables, meat seafood or poultry added and as aningredient in soup to begin a simple meal or a feast.
The noodle feast begins with a Chicken Noodle Soup With DriedBamboo Shoots
1-cup dried bamboo shoots(found in Asian markets)
Directions:Cover the dried bamboo shoots with water in a saucepanand bring it to a boil for thirty minutes. Drain the bamboo shoots and boil them again in one quart of water for two hours.Drain and shred the bamboo shoots coarsely. Set aside.Note: Forcooking the rice noodles, drop one half of the package in boilingwater and cook for five minutes. Drain and rinse them in cold water to keep them from sticking. In a large pot:add the chickenstock, the water and the chicken legs,or chicken breasts. Bring to a boil and cook for thirty minutes. After the chicken is finshed cooking remove it from the broth and set aside. Add theprecooked bamboo shoots, the canned bamboo shoots,the fish sauce and the salt. Simmer for thirty minutes. To serve: shred the chicken and arrange some of it with the cooked noodles and the bamboo shoots into a soup bowl. Pour the hot chicken broth over the ingredients and top with the minced parsley and scallions.
Nancy an American woman with a Vietnamese daughter-in-law wasgiven a recipe for a spicy vinegar and lime sauce. The recipebelow is from Sat Thi's mother.
Spicy Vinegar And Lime Sauce
3-cups hot water
Directions: Mix the ingredients in parts. The first two, then thelast four and combine them together. Pour over any type of cookedorentail noodles.
Mary an American woman has always made her own egg noodles anddropped them into a meat broth such as; a pot roast, or beef roast or chicken broth that she served for her family's supper.
Homemade Egg Noodles
Directions: Beat the eggs until they are foamy. Measure the dryingredients into the beaten eggs and mix them together until theyare of dough consistency. Measure the one-half cup flour and sprinkle it on a surface used to work the dough. Knead the dough for a few minutes and then roll it out in a thin sheet. Put the thin dough sheet on a piece of wax paper letting it dry. Cut thenoodle dough into thin or medium sized strips. Drop the cut noodles into a hot chicken or beef broth cooking them for five minutes. Let them sit in the broth for at least four more minutes before serving them.
Soba noodles are a flavorsome wheat noodle product that can be boiled and then made into a cold noodle salad. The vinaigrettedressing is made with a combination of rice wine vinegar and limejuice for a lower calorie dressing.
Soba Noodle Salad
Rounding out the noodle feast is a dessert called an apple raisinnoodle pudding.
Apple Raisin Walnut Noodle Pudding
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