Like pasta, noodles are simple, cheap and endlessly adaptable. Yet noodles provide something more - an exciting range of tastes and textures that combine the best of Eastern and Western cooking styles. These 100 outstanding noodle recipes bring together the best of fusion cooking. These recipes are very easy to make, and most can be prepared in just 30 minutes using ingredients found in a local supermarket. Here's just a small sampling of these noodle delights: - Soups like ramen noodles with red snapper and curry-fried tofu soup with vegetables and udon noodles. - Fish courses like broad egg noodles with smoked salmon, asparagus, lemon and ginger cream. - Meat dishes like peppered beef with flat rice noodles and ginger teriyaki chicken with steamed rice noodle cakes. - Decadent desserts like hazelnut yam wonton with maple syrup Also included is a Noodle PrimerA" that provides a history, categories and descriptions of two dozen types of noodles. Move over pasta, here comes a tantalizing collection noodle dishes.
Bill Jones is a French-trained chef, author and food consultant based in British Columbia. He has written nine cookery books and is passionate about sustainable and organic growing methods. Stephen Wong is a Hong Kong-born chef, restaurant consultant and writer. He is in great demand as a guest chef in North America, Japan, and China.