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Asian Noodle Essentials: Pad Thai, Ramen & More

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Make delicious Asian noodle dishes at home!

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  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Katie Chin
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Class Overview

Learn to cook faster, more flavorful versions of your favorite restaurant noodles. Cookbook author and chef Katie Chin shows you how to get comfortable shopping for Asian noodles so you can whip up these dishes in your home kitchen, starting with Cantonese rice noodles for popular beef chow fun. Then, explore the differences between lo mein and chow mein noodles, and learn Katie's secrets for succulent Chinese barbecue pork. Up next, dress udon noodles in rich miso butter sauce, and create savory dashi stock and braised pork (chashu), key elements in Katie's signature shoyu ramen. You'll also master everyone's takeout favorite, pad Thai. Plus, learn rolling techniques that are helpful when making vermicelli-filled summer rolls. And finally, embrace the spicy, garlicky sweetness of crowd-pleasing Korean noodle dishes.

Lesson Breakdown

1. China: Rice & Wonton Noodles
Join Asian cooking expert Katie Chin on a discovery tour of the rich bounty of Asian noodles. Begin in China with classic Cantonese rice noodles in beef chow fun. Then, Katie demonstrates how to fill, shape and poach wontons for soup.
2. China: More Egg Noodles
3. Japan: Udon & Ramen Noodles
4. Thailand: Pad Thai & Wide Rice Noodles
5. Vietnam: Mung Bean & Rice Vermicelli Noodles
6. Korea: Sweet Potato Vermicelli & Wheat Noodles

Taught by

Katie Chin
Katie Chin
Katie Chin got her start in the culinary industry with her mother, the award-winning restaurateur Leeann Chin. Katie and her mother co-hosted the national PBS series Double Happiness. Katie now runs Wok Star Catering in Los Angeles, and she has written several cookbooks, including Everyday Thai Cooking and Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cooking. Katie has made appearances on Today and Iron Chef America, and her work has been featured in Cooking Light, Bon Appétit and Glamour magazines, to name a few.

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