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Misua or mee suah noodles

Uncooked misua noodles. They don't break, which is nice, because they're a symbol for long life. :-)

 

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  • Lars Niklasson 4y

    Interesting, good photo!
  • Robin 4y

    Thanks. I wanted it to show the flexibility of these noodles.
  • Lars Niklasson 4y

    Don't think I can find them here, but I'll give it a try.
  • Robin 4y

    You never know. Look for noodles with a little red string or elastic around them.
    They're a special birthday treat and they're symbolic for long life and good fortune, something really important to Chines people, so your local Asian shop just might have some. If they do, please let me know, I'm curious to find out. :-)
  • Rei C. 4y

    Good shot. Very interesting! My mother used to cook mee suah for me on my birthday, with pig offal. Yum. Without fail. With a red egg as an accompaniment.
  • Robin 4y

    So you only ate it on your birthday? Or other days too?
    What's a red egg?
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