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Udon

 Udon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Udon are thick Japanese noodles made of wheat flour. They are thicker than soba noodles, white and chewier. Udon is widely available at restaurants across Japan and prepared in various hot and cold dishes. The basic types of udon dishes are Zaru Udon, chilled and served on a bamboo mat and Kake Udon, served in a hot broth that covers the noodles. It also have many variations of toppings and serving styles, and some regional differences in terms of naming and seasoning.

 

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