Sep 15, 2009

La Mian – The Ancient Art of Chinese Noodle Making

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La Mian is a type of handmade or hand-pulled Chinese noodle. Through a process of stretching and twisting wheat flour, noodle makers can hand pull hundreds, even thousands of beautiful long thin noodles for a variety of dishes. The process is simple enough, but when you see a master noodle maker perform, one truly appreciates the art and beauty of cooking.

 

 

 

 

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Photograph by Rodzillaaaaa

 

 

 

 

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Watch Chef Kin Jing Mark make 4,096 noodles in one minute!

 

 

 

 

“It’s very fine” – Chef Kin Jing Mark
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Photograph by Matthew Fang

 

The photographs (above and below) are from a place in the Taiwan countryside called Zhang-Hua

 

 

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Photograph by Matthew Fang

 

 

 

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haha the backdrop on this image makes it look like a desktop wallpaper

 

 

If you enjoyed this article, the Sifter highly recommends: Stunning Sand Animation by Kseniya Simonova

 

 

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