The instant noodles rose to fame about 60 years ago in Japan after the 2nd World War to feed the starving Japanese population. Firstly, these noodles were launched by Momofuku Ando under the label name ‘Chickin Ramen.’ Over the years, instant noodles came into the limelight globally and became one of the favorite comfort meals for people from all walks of life.
Just the name noodles gives a very homely and satiating feel. For ages, instant noodles are amongst the favourite g0-to meals for people of almost every age.
In oriental medicine theory, wheat based noodles are known to have cooling characteristics. May be that’s why noodles are popular in summers. There are some very special noodle preparations that are must haves in the summers.
Bibim Naengmyeon (Korean Spicy Cold Noodles)
Naengmyeon is Korea’s signature summer noodles. There are a few different varieties of naengmyeon. It’s spicy, slightly sweet and tangy. Hugely addictive!
Kimchi Guksu (Cold Spicy Kimchi Noodles)
This noodle dish is loaded with ripened kimchi and it adds a unique savory taste to the noodles.
Korean Soba Noodles with Sweet Chilli Soy Sauce
The feature of this noodle dish is sweet chilli soy sauce. It’s light, slightly salty, but sweet and tangy at the same time. All the best of flavor brought through the cold cucumber and soba noodles. Addiction alert!
Jjolmyeon (Korean Spicy Chewy Noodles)
The highlight of Jjolmyeon is chewy bouncy textured noodles. It’s also topped with soybean sprouts and shredded cabbage, so it gives a really nice crunchy texture!
Bibim Guksu (Spicy, Sweet and Vinegary Noodle)
This bibim guksu makes a great light meal. It’s mixed with garden salad and kimchi. It’s a perfect cold noodle salad!
Mul Naenmyeon (Korean Cold Noodle Soup)
These noodles are served in icy cold broth and it tastes slightly sweet, tangy and savory. It will help you forget about hot and humid summer weather!
Kalguksu (Korean Knife Cut Noodle Soup)
Unlike the other noodles mentioned above, Kalguksu is served in warm soup. Nonetheless, it’s a popular summer noodles!
Different noodles are served differently, but the best thing is that they all are very comforting and satisfying. Dig in.
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