The best cake shop that makes noodles in COMO

Lao Li became the owner of U Knead Sweets a few months ago after the Korean couple has been operating the cake business for about 20 years. Lao Li is from Henan, China, and he has been selling noodles at his house in Columbia, Missouri even before he brought U Knead Sweets.

This week, Lao Li brings in a new kind of noodles called spicy oil noodles to U Knead Sweets for Columbia residents to try. The spicy oil noodles are special because of the boiled oil on the surface of the noodles and flavors.


Here are the details on how to make the spicy oil noodles. It's easy enough for you to cook them at home as long as you have all the flavors, which is not that easy :)

First of all, cook the noodles with boiled water. Put the noodles in a bowl and pour out the water. Some vegetables on the top of the noodles, and add some peanuts on the top of the vegetables.


Add some sesame on the top of the peanuts. 


Add the spicy sauce called Lan Ganma chilli pastegarlic powder and chilli paste.


Sprinkle the soy sauce on the top of the vegetables.


After sprinkling the soy sauce, add some white vinegar.


Add some Wuxiang powder over everything.


Last but not least! Cook some oil(oil only), use a thermograph to test the temperature and make sure it's almost as hot as the boiled water.


Sprinkle the boiled oil on the top of noodles, vegetables and flavors so they will be heated and mixed together to add flavors to the noodles.


Blog on quick Chinese meal

Food is an important component of Chinese culture. An old saying in China reveals how people genuinely care about the food,  “People is all-important to the country, and the food is all important to the people.” Chinese food differs from other countries’ food. But it also has different cuisines of food within its own system. There are eight cuisines that are particularly famous: Guangdong (Cantonese), Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shandong, Anhui, Sichuan and Hunan cuisines. I am from Quanzhou, Fujian, and Fujian cuisine is about light flavors and keep the original taste of the food. 

This is a photo of the city I am from, which is Quanzhou, Fujian, China. The Photo was taken a few months ago.

This is a photo of the city I am from, which is Quanzhou, Fujian, China. The Photo was taken a few months ago.

So, my blog aims to introduce Fujian food and quick meals that are easy for college students who have limited time to cook. There is always a dish that can take you back home when nostalgia comes in the way. 


The dish I am introducing today is fried eggs with balsam pear. Balsam pear tastes bitter, and few people love it even in China. But I am so into balsam pear because if you know how to cook it, it's actually a bit sweet rather than bitter. And the crisp tasting is just unique. The Crisp balsam pear cooked with spongy eggs. Epic. 


First of all, clean the seeds and slice the balsam pear.


Put the slices of balsam pear into boiled water and cook them for three minutes.


Pour the hot water out and put the balsam pear slices in the iced water so they will still be crisp after being cooked with the boiled water.


Put some salt in the eggs.


Whip the eggs. 


Fry the balsam pear with the eggs.