A compilation about Japanese white wheat noodles. They are made without egg or anything. That’s why they are so white.
It is said that the first ones were made in Sanuki, Shikoku, inspired by Chinese similar all wheat pasta.
Udon (square section wheat noodles)
Squirrel udon, Osaka style kitsune (kitsune udon may be called tanuki udon in some places)
Niu-men (that’a another name for Winter (hot) somen)
Not yet on this blog, but there exist other “shapes” of “udon” : kishimen (flat like tagliatelle), and kyo-udon…
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