Noodles | Chinese food (Hello China #66)

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Noodles, miàn tiáo, are a kind of time-honored Chinese food.
Records say that nobles were fond of the
food about 30 centimetres long, which is
made of flour and boiled in water more
than 1,900 years ago.
Mix flour with water and make the
mixture into a paste, and then cut it
into strips. This is how miàn tiáo is made.
Miàn tiáo can be boiled or fried.
Noodles in China also represent
preeminence. Therefore, people always have
noodles on their birthday to wish for a
long lifespan.
Noodles are one of the Chinese
favourite food,
just like the bread for Westerners.

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