Savoury Bean Thread Noodles

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By Ken Hom

Published 1998

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Growing up Chinese-American, I was convinced very early in my life that Chinese mothers can quickly put together a delicious and satisfying dish with what seems to be a paltry amount of ingredients. In primary school, when I read the folktale ‘Stone Soup’, it reminded me of the magic my mother appeared to work in our kitchen.

Later I learned that Chinese cuisine has a number of dry ingredients that need just a bit of soaking to create a substantial amount of food, with which a savou