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Sweet Potato Vermicelli

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£2.50

Origin: China
SKU: ID0039
Size: 400g
Cuisine: China, Korea
Minimum Shelf Life: 6 months
Also known as: Cellophane noodles, glass noodles, dang myun
Recipe Ideas: Know The Ingredient: What Are Glass Noodles?, Sweet Potato Noodle Recipe: Korean Japchae

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Sweet potato vermicelli is similar in texture to bean thread vermicelli, and turn transparent or glass-like when cooked - hence the name glass or cellopane noodles. They are most widely used in Korean japchae - vegetables stir-fried with sweet potato vermicelli. Sweet potatoes were brought to Japan in the 17th century, and then on to Korea in the mid-18th century to help alleviate famine. It has been a significant part of the diet in both countries since.

To cook, soak in boiling water for 12-15 minutes. The sweet potato vermicelli noodles are packed in 4 x 100g nests. The noodles are an excellent gluten free alternative to wheat noodles.

Ingredients: Sweet potato starch (67%), water

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