This ingenious book cracks the code on Asian noodles. It succinctly sums up noodle names, descriptions, uses, and country of origin, and helpfully shows you what the noodle looks like and tells you where to buy it. And, of course, there are recipes, including all the classics from Korean Chap Chae to Penang Laksa.
from the publisher
Explore the romance, mystique and essence of noodles in Terry Durack's soul-satisfying tribute to their gloriousness. Whether it be the soba or udon, rice stick or kway teow, vermicelli, long life or bean thread, it's in this bold and stylish book.
Noodle is Zen you can eat, noodle history you will enjoy, and recipes you will cook time and again. This book will be an education in noodle culture, from cooking to wonderful bits of folklore about their origins