World's oldest noodles found...

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  1. Max Leung

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    "Yeah, they were probably digging in an ancient Chinese college dormitory..."

    "This is no big deal, I found identical bowls behind the couch in my bachelor pad nearly every month..."

    (etc.etc.) [​IMG]
     
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    It's very interesting, and I'm surprised that something organic could last that long.

    However, I think all this shows is that the earliest surviving evidence is in China. Given that the recipe for noodles isn't exactly complex (at least in its basic form) it's perfectly possible that different cultures came up with the recipe independently.
     
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    Good one, Steve! I remember wondering how I would have survived college had the Chinese not invented noodles.
     
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    In a related note, do a Google search for "Flying Spaghetti Monster"...
     
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    Heck 45 years ago I remember my mother telling me that Marco Polo brought back pasta from China to Italy.
     

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