Chinese Staple Food:Four Kinds of Noodles
Noodles have an unusual place in China’s staple food.Chinese people offen eat noodles on their birthdays.why?Becouse noodles are the symbol of longevity. It is said that the shape of noodle is both long and slim. In Putonghua, long (chang) and slim (shou) is similar to the pronunciation of longevity (changshou). Noodles are the most popular staple food on birthdays for the Chinese.
Today we are going to introduce four kinds of noodles that people like in China.
Cold noodles originated in the tang dynasty, it refers to the cold to eat noodles.Legend has it that the first empress of the tang dynasty burned her tongue while eating shanxi noodles with her lover before she disappeared into the palace.
Qishan Saozi Noodles
The methods to make the ingredients for the Qishan saozi noodles are very particular. Meat is chopped into thin and even dices and dry-fried until they turn transparent. Add vinegar and chili and fry the meat on slow fire. The good-quality ingredients for Qishan saozi noodles are red in color, sour and spicy in the taste. The bright color and spicy taste are the essence of Qishan saozi noodles.
One hundred years ago, a Hui ethnic person Ma Baozi poured the water, in which the beef and lamb livers were just boiled, into a pot. Noodles made in that pot won popularity immediately.