Cumian

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Cumian
Thicknoodle.jpg
Type Chinese noodles
Place of origin China
Main ingredients Wheat flour, water
Cookbook:Cumian  Cumian
Cumian
Traditional Chinese 粗麵
Simplified Chinese 粗面
Literal meaning thick noodle

Cumian [tsʰu˥mjɛn˥˩] (lit. "thick noodles") are a type of Chinese noodle commonly used in the cuisines of northern China. In addition, it may also be found in Hong Kong, as well as in restaurants specializing in northern Chinese cuisine in other parts of China.

Production[edit]

The noodles are made from wheat flour and water.

Variety[edit]

One well known variety is Shanghai cumian (上海粗麵).[citation needed]

See also[edit]

  • Udon, a similar variety of noodle from Japan