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Old 11-11-2008, 10:33 AM   #11
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old ramon, the broad rice noodles that i was talking about are often called ho fun or he fen. here's wiki's take on them: Shahe fen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Old 11-11-2008, 11:05 AM   #12
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Both my Barilla Linguini and Ronzoni (various pasta) boxes don't list eggs, or any part of as an ingredient.
However, both have disquilifiers stated on the boxes:
"Contains wheat ingredients and is manufactured in a facility that uses eggs."
I'm would guess when making new batches of something else, equipment is sanitized, but the statement is made. ????

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Old 11-12-2008, 03:15 PM   #13
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Regular pasta (like spaghetti or linguine) doesn't contain eggs. But, I personally like mashed potatoes!
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Old 11-12-2008, 04:07 PM   #14
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You could also check out a product called "Notta Pasta" (they do have a website). It's rice based &, I believe, does not contain any eggs. Comes in different pasta noodle types. We really like it - when we can find it. Sometimes it's in the pasta/noodle aisle, sometimes in the Asian aisle, sometimes in the gourmet food aisle.
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Old 11-12-2008, 04:58 PM   #15
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I've found that ribbon noodles typically have egg. Most other pasta does not, although I've found some lasagna noodles that have eggs. The ribbon noodles that I have found are typically expensive, but they are available. I usually go for some other pasta shape instead. As others have said, most pasta does not have egg.

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