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How to say ‘cowpea noodles’ in Mandarin
What is it?
You may have heard of dandan noodles (担担面, dàndàn miàn), the most famous noodle dish in the Sichuanese culinary canon, but wanza mian is the region’s best-kept secret. It can be ordered in soup or dry, but it always comes topped with cowpeas (like a milder chickpea), wilted greens and ground pork braised in a spicy sauce of chilis and Sichuan’s famous mouthnumbing peppercorn to get your tongue tingling.
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