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The Nun Noodles

The nun noodle is a kind of plain noodle. It has a history over 100 years. It is said that one hundred years ago, a nun used to live in the cave of Crescent Hill and she could cook delicious plain noodles. As time passed, people call this nun noodles. In Yueya House which is located in the Seven-Star Park, you can still enjoy this tasty snack.
 
 
Characters of the Nun Noodles
1, Handmade Noodles: The noodles are thin and fine, tasted smooth. If the noodles are made and cook fresh, they will be tastier.
2, Special Soup: The essence of the flavor of the noodle is in the soup, which is cooking with soybean sprouts, straw mushrooms, winter bamboo shoots and other materials. The color of the soup is golden yellow and it taste clearly.
3, Toppings: with straw mushrooms, agarics, dried bean curd sticks, Fried peanuts, chives on the top a bowl of noodles, It taste more delicious.
 
 
A legend of the Nun Noodles
There is a legend about the origin of the Nun Noodle. When Zhu Yuanzhang (the first King of the Ming Dynasty) chased by soldiers’ of Yuan, he came to hide in a nunnery, and passed away. An old nun found him, and cooked a bowl of noodles for him. He ate all the noodles and wanted to have another bowl of noodles, but the soldiers came and thanked for the wise nun, she misled these soldiers, so Zhu Yuanzhuang escaped. Later, Zhu Yuanzhuang became the King of the Ming Dynasty, and he can not forget the flavor of the noodles. He ordered people to find the old nun, but the nun dead one month ago. He was very sad, wrote down “Nun noodles”and sent the words to the nunnery. Since then, the Nun Noodles became very famous.

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