Noodles and Noodle Dishes


Leap Year Black Walnut Parsley Pesto

  Usually, black walnuts are folded into fudge, cakes, pies, ice cream, and other sweets, where their wonderfully pungent and earthy flavor off-sets cloying sweetness, and where sweeteners round out some the nut’s sharper notes.   But, when eaten out of hand, the flavor of black walnuts, America’s own native nut, can be something to […]

Korean Magic Noodles

  Japchae. Japchae. It’s almost as fun to say as bibimbap. And come to think of it, every Korean I’ve met seems to utter the word with revere and a sigh.   Maybe that’s because the noodles used to make the dish are magical. Called Dangmyun, they are dried vermicelli noodles made with sweet potato […]

Mama’s Noodles with Mushrooms and Ham, and Her Special Bowl

  Today Chinese people all over the world are enjoying the Lantern Festival, which marks the last day of the Chinese New Year season. The traditional food for the festival is Yuanxiao dumplings, made with sticky rice flour.   Instead of dumplings, I made a rice noodle dish found in the cookbook The Breath of […]




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