I came across this package of fresh rice noodles at the Kowloon Market in Ottawa. Unlike my other purchases, which were unexpected ‘finds’, I was actually looking for these in hopes of making a Dim Sum delicacy known as ‘Cheong Fun’ once I returned home.

‘Cheong Fun’ is the Cantonese name by which this type of stuffed noodle roll is most commonly known. In English, they are simply referred to as ‘rice noodle rolls’ and you can see that that is how they are named on the package I purchased. In Chinese, the characters 腸粉 (pronounced chángfěn, in Mandarin), actually translate as ‘Intestine Noodle’, but… don’t be alarmed… the name is descriptive of the appearance, not any of the ingredients… Read More →