Orchid’s Tangy Cool Noodles


Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a luncheon-style dish with assorted “Little Dishes,” .
    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

This is the quintessential Chinese cold noodle dish, a tangy northern-style blend of sweet, tart, and spicy tastes that has an astonishing popularity. It was the first Chinese dish I ever made, at a time when I had one tin pot in which to boil and store the noodles, and nothing big enough to toss them in but the kitchen sink.

  • For economy, portability, and adaptability to any number of people or settings, “Orchid’s” cannot be surpassed. Make them in advan