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  Somen
Somen can be boiled evenly inside and tightly on the surface (aldente) by adding water to lower the temperature when somen is boiling.
Somen is made with kneaded wheat flour, stretched into thin strips using vegetable oil.
Somen yellowed or moulded are too old to use.
www.bob-an.com /recipe/dailyjc/ref/somen/somen.html   (337 words)

  
  Kikkoman Soy Sauce - Food Forum - Dried Tofu, Noodles and Starch
Somen noodles are made by continually working and rolling out wheat flour with salt and water into ever-longer ropes that are about the thickness of an index finger.
Somen can be either hand-stretched or machine-stretched, but hand-stretched noodles are prized as a luxury item for their superior taste and texture.
Somen is served with a dipping sauce (tsuyu) and condiments such as chopped green onion, myoga, ground ginger root and sesame seeds.
www.kikkoman.com /forum/024/ff024.html   (941 words)

  
 Somen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Somen (素麺, そうめん) is a very thin, white Japan ese noodle made of wheat flour.
Marinated Ahi Salad Made with tuna, somen noodles, and lettuce.
Shrimp and Pea Shoot Soup Made with shrimp, somen noodles, pea shoots, and chicken broth; includes nutritional information.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Somen.html   (132 words)

  
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As for the varieties of somen, they are generally classified by "ban," that is, the number of noodles that can be bundled in a band with a roughly three-centimeter diameter.
Noodles made in the cold weather and after the rainy season are called aged noodles; the flavor of aged noodles is said to be better than that of the so-called young noodles made before the rainy season arrives.
Storing the somen in a place such as a cold storage under the kitchen floor and a closet, where dampness can form, or in a place where hot air can accumulate, is not advised.
www.pref.kagawa.jp /menpaku/eng/tanken/page_s_4.html   (517 words)

  
 "Tomoshiraga" Somen Noodles by Orchids
Add 3 bundles of loosened somen in and boil for about 3 to 4 minutes on lowered heat.
Place the somen in a bowl and serve with soup base.
When the somen is cooked, place it in the prepared serving bowl with soup.
www.quickspice.com /scstore/noodles-somen-tomoshiraga.shtml   (101 words)

  
 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Nation
A coming together of the two is seen as implausible because Somen first defeated Mamata in the election for state Congress president in 1993, with Subrata’s help, and then is said to have triggered her departure from the party.
One measure of this is the Trinamul chief’s decision to keep on hold the announcement of a candidate against Somen in the Sealdah Assembly constituency.
But Somen found himself in a spot when he was asked by Pranab Mukherjee, the state Congress president, to consider contesting the Rajya Sabha election.
www.telegraphindia.com /1060331/asp/nation/story_6030857.asp   (463 words)

  
 The Birkett Mills Old Time Recipes - Side Dishes/Pasta & Noodles
This is necessary because soba and somen are made from flour, which is softer and finer than durum semolina used in making Italian pasta.
As a result, it's easily possible for the surface of soba and somen to get mush by the time the heat reaches their center, particularly if they are simply boiled in the same way as Italian pasta.
To enjoy this angel hair-thin pasta, lift a mouthful of the somen from their icy bath, using chopsticks or twirling the noodles around a fork, and swoosh them in the flavorful dipping sauce.
www.thebirkettmills.com /oldtime/sides/noodles.htm   (1591 words)

  
 hiyashi-somen recipe from FatFree
Boil the somen in 8 cups of water in a large pot for 3 minutes or according to the directions on the package.
Place the drained somen in a bowl of cold water and ice cubes and let sit until completely cooled.
To serve, mound the cold somen in the middle of the platter.
www.fatfree.com /recipes/japanese/hiyashi-somen   (363 words)

  
 Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Noodles, japanese, somen, cooked
The remaining elements of this analysis are independent of serving size.
Caloric Ratio Pyramid for Noodles, japanese, somen, cooked
The Estimated Glycemic Load was approximated by comparing this food's nutrient profile to that of similar foods for which Glycemic values have been measured.
www.nutritiondata.com /facts-C00001-01c21VC.html   (814 words)

  
 THE FLOWING SOMEN
Somen is Japanese noodle made of wheat flour and salts, which is very thin and white.
Flowing Somen is called "Nagashi Somen" or Somen Nagashi" in Japanese.
At Flowing Somen, Somen are put in water flowing along a long bamboo gutter.
www.toyohara.com /inaka/somen-e.htm   (357 words)

  
 Somen with Tofu and Asparagus in a Chinese Dressing | Fatfree Vegan Kitchen
Somen with Tofu and Asparagus in a Chinese Dressing
Somen with Tofu and Asparagus in a Chinese Dressing
I decided to use our favorite asparagus recipe and just extend it to include tofu and to serve the whole thing over buckwheat somen, one of the fastest cooking pastas.
blog.fatfreevegan.com /2006/03/somen-with-tofu-and-asparagus-in.html   (1045 words)

  
 AnneLiese's Fibers and Stuff - Japanese Recipes - Miso Soup with Somen
Somen is a very thin noodle made from wheat flour, water, and salt.
Somen is made by carefully stretching the dough between two sticks to get the extremely thin shape.
Boil enough water for the somen to move freely (several quarts of water per ounce of noodles).
www.geocities.com /anne_liese_w/Japanese/japrecmiso.htm   (560 words)

  
 English-Version of Ibo-no-ito
Somen (finest vermicelli noodle) was traditionally made by farmers who availed themselves of their slack seasons in the valley of the Ibo River,now Tatsuno City.
Hand-made somen has been produced in many places today and the national production has risen to over 3,290,000 cartons and this has brought a keen competition in market.
Somen is made in winter and its first passage of wet season is called "yaku".
www.ibonoito.net /English-index.htm   (569 words)

  
 Somen Noodle | Temple of Thai
Somen noodles can be used for Kanom Jeen noodles, which are sold fresh in Thailand but are not available in the US.
In Japan, these very thin wheat noodles are almost always served cold.
These somen noodles are white, with each bundle held in place by a paper band.
www.templeofthai.com /food/noodles/somen-3511150179.php   (61 words)

  
 justJENN crafts
Now start cutting up all the ingredients, I suggest small "matchstick"-like pieces, they are easy to eat, but take time to cut.
somen (8-10 oz), boiled 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped char siu sliced in thins strips 2 eggs, fried crepe style & sliced in thin strips ¾ of a kamaboko sliced in strips 2 stalks green onion, chopped
First boil the somen in water for only 5 minutes, don't go over or I swear it will be glue-like.
www.justjenndesigns.com /crafts/food/somen.htm   (279 words)

  
 BANGLAPEDIA: Chanda, Somen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chanda, Somen (1920-1942) political activist and writer, born Somendra Kumar Chanda on 24 May 1920 in narsingdi.
Somen Chanda's political and literary careers were intertwined.
Most of Somen Chanda's writings were read at the weekly and fortnightly meetings of the Progressive Writers' Association.
banglapedia.org /HT/C_0109.HTM   (180 words)

  
 Japanese Mom's Table
(2) Pour in enough boiling water to somen noodles and stir it with chopsticks for 5-10 minutes until somen noodeles tender not soft.
(3)When somen noodles is tender, drain somen noodles thoroughly and rinse in cold water until somen noodles is cold.
(4) Serve somen noodles with ice and garnished chopped onion and ginger and sesami.
www9.ocn.ne.jp /~japamom/japanesemomstable/newfiles/somennoodle.html   (127 words)

  
 Bargetto Winery - Teriyaki Albacore Salad with Somen Noodles
Bargetto Winery - Teriyaki Albacore Salad with Somen Noodles
Cook the somen noodles approximately 5 minutes in boiling water.
The somen noodles can also be made in advance.
www.bargetto.com /sa_1.shtml   (171 words)

  
 ♥ Cooking Cute ♥ - Somen noodle stir-fry
Add somen noodles and cook according to package directions until almost done.
Cook until veggies are done, but still crisp (and chicken is done, if using).
I meant to try using gluten-free flour to see if it would do as well, but I haven't gotten around to it yet...
mmmbento.livejournal.com /3638.html   (484 words)

  
 Somen - Ingredients, Substitutions and Equivalents
Used in Japanese cooking, somen are very fine wheat flour noodles.
Somen only takes 1 minute of cooking time and can be served warm with a dipping sauce or chilled.
Chicken and Vegetable Satay with Somen Noodle Salad and Peanut Sauce
www.gourmetsleuth.com /qa/equivalents_substitutions.asp?index=S&tid=2633   (174 words)

  
 Mitoku Sakurai Organic Whole-Wheat Somen 7 oz bag
Light and whisper thin, it was originally made "te-nobe," which means "stretched by hand," and was created with such lightning speed that watching the making was almost as enjoyable as the eating.
This superb somen adds a delicate touch to tradition.
Somen is traditionally served chilled, yet it can be enjoyed hot as well.
www.simply-natural.biz /Whole_Wheat_Somen_Noodles.php   (178 words)

  
 Traditional Quality Medicinal Japanese Foods - Recipes for Somen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Meanwhile, prepare somen according to the directions on the package.
After rinsing the cooked noodles in cold water and draining them, place somen into small serving bowls (for this dish, glass bowls are lovely).
Udon and whole wheat somen go especially well with this popular sauce, but soba can be substituted with good results.
www.naturalimport.com /recipes_for_somen   (1092 words)

  
 posie’s place » Stir-fried Chicken and Mushrooms with Somen Noodles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stir-fried Chicken and Mushrooms with Somen Noodles 21 May, 2006
I was reading through this recipe and saw that it called for somen noodles, I must admit I’d never heard of or tried somen noodles.
It turns out that somen noodles are very fine, white, Japanese wheat noodles (the next thickness grade up are known as Hiyamugi with the thickest version being known as udon).
www.posiesplace.net /2006/05/21/stir-fried-chicken-and-mushrooms-with-somen-noodles   (324 words)

  
 Japanese Samurai Armor Somen circa 17th Century
This remarkable Somen features the work of a highly skilled uchidashi smith.
In a time when the only Somen available are made of composite parts or merely a modern version of an old piece we feel honored to be able to offer this for sale to the international market.
This rare Somen includes shipping, handling and insurance to anywhere in the world.
www.trocadero.com /MONTES/items/610789/item610789store.html   (267 words)

  
 Somen Noodles
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This is a very refreshing kind of food for summer, but you have to travel outside the city to eat it this way.
Somen are thin noodles served cold in a cold broth.
journals.aol.com /lenama/JapanJournal/entries/2006/08/20/somen-noodles/1208   (211 words)

  
 Gourmet Food Shop >> Sanuki - Hiyamugi Goninshu Somen Noodles 17.63 Oz.
Feature: Somen is a popular Japanese summer dish made up of cold noodles and tsuyu (or soup base)
Somen is a popular Japanese summer dish made up of cold noodles and tsuyu (or soup base)
Somen noodles are thin wheat noodles; each package serves 5-6 people
www.advancingwomen.com /gourmetfoodshop/B0002IZCZ8/Sanuki___Hiyamugi_Goninshu_Somen_Noodles_17_63_Oz_.html   (95 words)

  
 super deluxe: nagashi-somen
Reading about somen on Noriko's page earlier today reminded me of my visit to Kamakura last week.
But from the looks of it, the somen was the main attraction.
Par: You dip it in mentsuyu, which is a kind of soy sauce-based broth used for soba and somen noodles.
www.nokonoko.net /mt/archives/000097.html   (379 words)

  
 COLD SOMEN SALAD
(9 oz.) somen 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1/2 pkg.
Bring to a boil; lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
To serve, place somen on a large platter.
www.hawaii.edu /recipes/salad/somen.html   (79 words)

  
 Somen - CookbookWiki
In the summer time sōmen chilled with ice is a popular meal to help stay cool.
Somen served in hot soup is usually called "nyumen," and is frequently served in the winter much like soba or udon would be.
No rating has been done for this Article.
www.cookbookwiki.com /Somen   (154 words)

  
 K Somen lifts Mt Bike title :: KanglaOnline ~ Your Gateway
IMPHAL, Sept 19: K Somen of SAI-RC lifted the title of mountain bike and road king in the 1st all Manipur bike cycling men’s open championship 2004 organised by Imphal East District cycling association today.
K Somen finished with a timing of 1.13.15, 2nd P Indrakumar of FSU timing 1.13.30 and M Luwangton of NISA timing 1.14.20.
In road king contest the rankings were 1st K Somen, 2nd M Luwangton and 3rd P Indrakumar.
www.kanglaonline.com /index.php?template=headline&newsid=19603&typeid=3   (220 words)

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