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Old 12-07-2010, 07:17 PM   #11
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I am gonna make these, they look awesome. I am out of sesame oil, so I need to get some, I keep forgetting, even though I drive past the Asian market every day...
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Old 12-07-2010, 09:26 PM   #12
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Do you mean peanut butter? Some Asian recipes call for PB as a sub for sesame paste. However, this one is all oil. You can buy sesame paste in Asian markets so you don't have to sub PB.

P.S. I omit the sesame seeds as SO finds them annoying.
Sorry, yes I've seen some recipes that have peanut butter as one of the ingredients. I love peanut butter, but DH would not be happy. I think this version he would love. I googled The Dragon Lady blog and quickly browsed throught it ... there are several recipes that I'd like to try.

BTW, I would omit the sesame seeds too, as my son, who has a mouth full of braces, would not appreciate them ... lol.
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Old 12-07-2010, 10:21 PM   #13
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The sesame seed noodles were a regular dish at our table this past summer. I was addicted to them! They were good warm, cold, room temp. They kept well for a day or so. I used chinese lo mein noodles to make them. I also used Barilla whole grain pasta and thin spaghetti. All were wonderful.

Now I want sesame seed noodles.
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Old 11-10-2011, 10:25 AM   #14
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I know, I know... I'm bringing a thread back from the dead... it was the first thread that came up when searching sesame noodles.

Could banh pho noodles be used for making sesame noodles?

I bought some at the Asian store a few weeks ago, when I was picking up some stuff for those Korean tacos. It was an impulse buy because I liked the way they looked compared to the other noodles. I probably had making sesame noodles in the back of my mind when I bought them, but after I Googled them it seems every use has them in soups.
Is anyone here familiar with these noodles? Would they work in dishes besides soups, or is it a texture thing?
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Old 11-25-2011, 12:40 AM   #15
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Pacanis, if those noodles are like the ones I use in my Vietnamese summer rolls, I think they will be a bit too fragile. The sesame noodles generally soak up a lot of the liquid. I am definitely not an expert but thought I would give my two cents.

If not the sesame noodles, make the summer rolls! Yummy.
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Old 11-25-2011, 07:47 AM   #16
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They look fragile. Thanks for the tip Kathleen.
That'll teach me to buy on impulse in the Asian store, lol.
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Old 11-25-2011, 07:51 AM   #17
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They look fragile. Thanks for the tip Kathleen.
That'll teach me to buy on impulse in the Asian store, lol.
I got a shopping bag of every different noodle from an Asian store for my birthday last month, I'm still going through them to try them out. And I'm saving the wrappers so I know what to pick up/have picked up when I'm done sampling.

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Old 11-25-2011, 11:54 AM   #18
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They look fragile. Thanks for the tip Kathleen.
That'll teach me to buy on impulse in the Asian store, lol.
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I got a shopping bag of every different noodle from an Asian store for my birthday last month, I'm still going through them to try them out. And I'm saving the wrappers so I know what to pick up/have picked up when I'm done sampling.

My boss is cool! She knows what I like!
Pick up some rice wrappers and make some summer rolls, pacanis! I make a dipping sauce with a bit of soy sauce, some sugar, and a bit of plum sauce and chopped peanuts. Cook your noodles and toss them with a bit of Mirin. put a scoop of noodles on the wrapper (which is paper thin), and top with some steamed shrimp, cilantro, and a bit of paper-thin cucumber or carrot...or both. So yummy and so good on a hot summer day. You will be buying those noodles again!

PF, you should always work for that lady.
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