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Orlando Culinary Academy

8511 Commodity Cir
Orlando, FL 32819

General Phone: 407-888-4000
Financial Aid Phone: 407-888-4000
Sector: Private for-profit

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Neolithic Chinese really used their noodles - Orlando Sentinel

From the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Neolithic Chinese really used their noodles By Thomas H. Maugh II & Karen Kaplan | Los Angeles Times Posted October 13, 2005, 11:56 AM EDT E-mail this article Printer friendly version Most e-mailed articles PHOTOS Ancient meal (Chinese Academy of Sciences) Well-preserved (Chinese Academy of Sciences) MAP   Oct 13, 2005 Long and stringy, chewy or delicate, stuffed or hollow: In all its configurations, the humble noodle is a primary food source for billions of people, but its origins have been obscured by the mists of time. The Italians claim they created the noodle as the perfect complement for tomato sauces; the Chinese say the Italians got it from them, via Marco Polo; Arabs claim its creation as an easily stored foodstuff suitable for long treks in the desert. The Japanese, Koreans, French and even the Germans have also claimed the noodle as their own. Chinese researchers may have finally settled the contentious question after unearthing a 4,000-year-old container of noodles in northwestern China, according to a report in today's issue of the journal Nature. The easily recognizable noodles are far older than any that have previously been discovered and predate the first written mention - more available