29 Sep '12, 3am

@docdalvz Nice answer here Dalvie:

@docdalvz Nice answer here Dalvie:

There are various versions of these noodles served in different countries and ethnic groups. All kinds of long noodles such as mee suah, udon, soba, yee mien and even spaghetti have been used. There are dry and wet versions as well. One can go really fancy and creative with the type of broth and ingredients used too. Here in Singapore, the version that I see often is the soup version with mee suah and served with a whole hard boiled egg. Those who are really traditional will insist on not one, but two hard boiled eggs which are dyed in red food colouring, and it is the task of the birthday boy or girl to peel the eggs by themselves. Of course, in our modern age, people are now flexible and make their own variations and special touches to this dish. As for the soup broth, anything goes. Some people used leftover steamboat broth, some used chicken stock and some prefer pork ...

Full article: http://www.noobcook.com/birthday-longevity-noodles/

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