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New Diet New Life

Exploring the Nutritional Value and Cooking Method of Glass Noodles

More and more people are starting to pay attention to healthy eating, and vegetarianism has gradually become a popular dietary choice. As a vegetarian, it can be challenging to find new and exciting ways to eat, especially since there is still confusion about what being a vegetarian means. Some people may think that vegetarians can only eat vegetables, and that their diets are dull and monotonous. However, this article aims to introduce a new dietary option for vegetarians by incorporating "glass noodles" into their daily meals. With this addition, you can enjoy healthy and flavorful meals that will make your three daily meals more exciting and satisfying.

Six Facts about Glass Noodles You May Not Know

Glass noodles V.S Wheat noodles

In Asian countries, the most common staple foods are rice, noodles, dumplings, etc. Most staple foods are based on starch, and the choice of different staple foods determines our intake of starch. Today, let's focus on noodles, and talk about some of the commonly used noodle dishes in our daily lives, such as rice noodles, glass noodles, oil noodles, spaghetti, udon noodles, ramen, and more. With countless options available to the public, different types of noodles offer different textures. By using different cooking methods and seasonings, a variety of flavorful dishes can be created. In Asian regions, each country's noodle cuisine is unique and full of character.

A Representative of Asia's Unique Food Culture : Glass noodles

Take you through the journey of Asia food culture

Glass noodles, also known as vermicelli noodles, are a traditional specialty of China and are commonly referred to as "春雨" in Japan. In Taiwan, glass noodles were originally made from mung bean starch, which is known for containing a large amount of straight chain starch. With a smooth and slippery texture similar to thin noodles, glass noodles are typically sold dried and should be soaked in water to make it soften. The diameter of glass noodles is usually around 0.5mm, which is why they are often referred to as "silk".