[Sca-cooks] More Dragon's Beard Candies

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Jul 30 19:38:24 PDT 2008

While looking for more on Dragon's beard noodles, I came across
these videos on dragon's beard candy which is pulled--
See also

The topic seems to be growing in popularity.


On Jul 30, 2008, at 12:39 PM, Johnna Holloway wrote:

> If anyone is looking for something to read on Chinese Food, see
> http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/c/chinese_food/index.html 
> Johnnae

Inside this article is the accompanying "interactive graphic" in the 
form of a map of Flushing, with some sort of Java or Flash-driven 
clickable links to audio, photo, and video files. One of the video files 
is 30 seconds of a cook making pulled dragon's-beard noodles (although 
the wuss only makes a mere 32 or 64 strands)...


Susan Fox wrote on 7/22/2008
> My mistake, it's Dragon BEARD Candy.  The main difference appears to 
> be the use of dry-cooked starch to coat the strands to keep them 
> separated.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UCRthtq49Y
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbXj4jte7C8
> Selene 

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