My fusion noodles

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Pure Vegetarian

By Paul Gayler

Published 2006

  • About

A simple and quick dish to prepare when you are hungry and short of time. The flavours from the Far East and Italy blend well together; remember, it was Marco Polo who allegedly introduced pasta to the Western world, bringing it back from China.


  • 400 g Chinese egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½


Bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the noodles and cook according to the packet instructions. Drain in a colander and set aside.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the garlic, chilli and ginger and cook for 1 minute. Throw in the shiitake mushrooms and cook for a further 2-3 minutes. Add the cooked noodles and toss with the mushrooms, using a pair of kitchen tongs. Finally