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Asian noodles [1]click to hear

This pasta is a staple of Asian cooking; generally classified according to its main ingredient: wheat, rice, buckwheat or mung beans.
Asian noodles [1] soba noodles bean thread cellophane noodles udon noodles somen noodles

soba noodles click to hear

Made with buckwheat flour, these noodles are used extensively in Japan, where they are mainly served cold, with soy sauce.

bean thread cellophane noodles click to hear

Transparent noodles made with mung bean flour; before adding them to a recipe, they must be soaked in hot or warm water.

udon noodles click to hear

These Japanese wheat noodles are thicker than somen noodles; among their various uses, they can be added to soup, salads and sautéed dishes.

somen noodles click to hear

Fine whitish Japanese wheat noodles that go particularly well in salads and soups.