Other Noodles

Other Noodles
couscous
couscous
Includes pre-cooked couscous = instant couscous, which is the most common form, and traditional couscous, which takes longer to cook. Many cooks think traditional couscous is worth the extra trouble.
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csiga noodles
csiga noodles
These tiny Hungarian egg noodles are shaped like screws.
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egg barley
egg barley
These Hungarian dumplings are made of flour, eggs, and water. To prepare them, fry them in butter or lard, then add water to cover. Simmer for about 30 minutes, adding more water if necessary, until the dumplings are soft. Look for packages of them in Hungarian or German markets.
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spaetzle
spaetzle
Germans serve these small dumplings as a side dish, often alongside roasted meats. Spaetzle is often topped with butter, bread crumbs, or a sauce, or tossed with cheese and onions. Look for boxes of dried spaetzle in large supermarkets or gourmet shops.
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