Why is it called ants climbing a tree?

Why is it called ants climbing a tree?

The name of the dish in Chinese, Mayishangshu, has been translated as ants climbing a tree, ants on the tree, ants creeping up a tree, ants climbing a hill or ants climbing a log. It is so called because the dish has bits of ground meat clinging to noodles, evoking an image of ants walking on twigs.

Is vermicelli spicy?

It’s spicy with a hint of sweetness. Perfect texture: the vermicelli is soft to chew but not mushy. Right amount of sauce: most of the liquid should be absorbed by the noodles.

How do you make broad bean thread noodles?

Broad Bean Threads (Glass Noodles) 

  • Put 1000 ml of water into a large pan and boil bean vermicelli for 8-15 minutes. Drain well and set aside until needed.
  • Cut the vermicelli into 5-8 cm strands and put in a big bowl. Add desired vegetables, fruits, olive oil and salad dressing. Mix well.
  • Add black pepper and herbs.

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