Roasted Vegetable Salad with Egg Noodles

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    as a one-bowl lunch
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Appears in
New Wave Asian: A Guide to the Southeast Asian Food Revolution

By Sri Owen

Published 2002

  • About

When I was a small girl in Sumatra, and later in Java, I never knew of anyone having an oven. Even today, they are not often seen, except in middle-class households in the cities. For most Southeast Asians, roasting still means grilling over charcoal or the embers of a wood fire, out of doors. It is no wonder that satays – of meat, fish, shellfish or vegetables – are regarded as everyday food, or that our favourite snacks were grilled corn cobs from either our own kitchen or the nearest str