One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in Japanese cooking) wheat pasta made in thick strips.as modifier ‘add the udon noodles and cook until they are heated through’‘a bowl of udon’
- ‘This bizarrely delicious lunchtime dish consisted of steamed cockles and fat udon noodles, all swimming in a greenish chili-cilantro broth.’
- ‘Here you get a long plank of fried teriyaki salmon resting atop a big bowl of thick, chewy udon noodles interspersed with various sorts of fish and crab cakes, wisps of seaweed, fresh string beans, and a couple of fried squares of tofu.’
- ‘There's also an à la carte lunch, which includes fat, handmade udon noodles and artful versions of donburi, a traditional dish consisting of rice, seaweed, and, when I tried it, a topping of salmon roe and the freshest maguro tuna.’
- ‘Unfortunately, the thick udon noodles had a washed-out taste and there was not a trace of meat to be found, but I would give it another chance.’
- ‘Their fare includes dumplings, udon noodles, ramen and even sticky rice.’
- ‘Most people come to Tokyo expecting to eat sushi, maybe some sashimi, and probably some sort of noodles (soba, udon, or ramen).’
- ‘It is not clear when udon came to mean noodles as it does today.’
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