November 9, 2015

Meet The Manufacturer: #1829: Zeng Noodles Hu Sesame Flavor

I think when people here in the United States usually think of something sesame flavor, they think immediately of sesame oil. In Taiwan, sesame is something much different; sesame paste like tahini and peanut combine. The first time we found this out was when my wife got some noodles a few years ago that said sesame flavor and were like this – she’s not a fan of peanut butter, so it didn’t work out so well for her. Very curious about this one though – let’s check it out!

Here’s the back of the package (click image to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, boil noodles 4-5 minutes in 900ml water. Drain. Put noodles in bowl with liquid sachet contents and combine. Enjoy!

In the big bag you get 4 packs like this.

The noodle block – different noodles than the other variety.

The sesame sauce sachet.

Has a sesame and peanut scent.

A second liquid sachet.

Soy sauce.


Finished. Added grape tomato, coriander, fried garlic and chilli pepper strands (ito toughrasi). The noodles are nice and chewy and have a thick and round gauge. The flavor is twofold; a sweetness and a nice sesame flavor which is mostly peanut. Lively flavors combine for a tasty treat. 5.0 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 4710953482018.

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Products cooked according to package instructions. Product reviews done prior to adding any additional ingredients.

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