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History Of The Noodles
- Feb 27, 2018 -

Noodles is a very old food, it originated in China, has a long history. In the Eastern Han Dynasty of China has been recorded, so far more than 1900 years. The earliest physical noodle was discovered by scientists at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, who discovered an inverted bowl 3 metres below a floodplain sediment in the upper Yellow River, Minhe County, Qinghai Province, on October 14, 2002. The bowl contains yellow noodles, the longest of which is 50 centimeters. By analyzing the composition of the substance, the researchers found that the noodles had been around 4,000 years old, making the history of noodles much earlier. Noodles originally only called "Cake", "Water Deutzia Cake", "Cooking cake" is the precedent of Chinese noodles-"cake, and also, Deutzia face to make the merger also" (Cited: Liu Xi "), which means that the use of water will be flour and together made of food are called" cakes ", boiled noodles or noodles are all made" cake "said.

The noodles are recorded in different dynasties. From the early Eastern Han Dynasty, Wei and Jin Dynasties, to the late Tang, song and Yuan dynasties have historical records. But at first, the name of the noodles is not uniform, in addition to the general water deutzia noodles, cooking cakes, soup cakes, also known as water cake, not entrusted, 馎 饦 and so on. The word "noodles" was not formally used until the Song Dynasty; "Noodles" for the long shape, but many of the numerous, what cold Amoy, Wen Yu, vegetarian noodles, fried noodles ... All are "noodles", the method of making surface is also breathtaking, can roll, can be cut, can dial, can sip, can rub, can be pressed, can rub, can leak, can pull ... Chinese noodles are not only the staple food of the economy, but also the good food in the elegance. According to Shi, many dignitaries eat noodles, and will serve the guests with pasta.

During the heyday of China-the Tang Dynasty, it was mentioned that the Court had asked for a "soup cake" in the winter and that the summer was a "cold Lentau" (ie, the current noodle/noodles). In the Yuan Dynasty, there appeared the "fine noodles" which can be preserved for a long time, and the "Shami" in the Ming Dynasty. The appearance of these techniques has made a great contribution to the development of noodles. The most significant of the Qing Dynasty is "spiced noodles" and "bazhen face" appearance, but also appeared in the Qianlong period of instant noodles predecessor: Resistant to the preservation of fried "Yi Fu face." In fact, the development of Chinese pasta in the Qing dynasty has been quite mature and tight, and even each region has its own unique flavor, such as China's five famous noodles: Sichuan bear face, Guangxi and Guangdong, the northern noodles, the North bean paste, Shanxi knife noodles and Wuhan hot Ganmian. In addition, Chinese and foreign cultural exchanges and development, the Chinese noodles, pasta culture in the world to shine.

The Chinese side is famous, and has far-reaching influence on the world's pasta culture. Today's Japanese ramen noodles in 1912 by the introduction of traditional Chinese noodle production techniques to Yokohama.


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