udon

Pronunciation: [oo-DOHN]

A thick Japanese noodle similiar to spaghetti. It can be round or squared and can be made from wheat or corn flour. Fresh and dried udon are available in Asian markets.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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