Hey! Chongqing small noodles
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- In Chongqing, there is a small noodle shop around the street. A bowl of noodles means a lot. The spicy flavor carries Chongqing people's passion for life. Last weekend, the 6th China · Chongqing Vocational Skills Competition was held. As the highest-level vocational skills competition in Chongqing, Chongqing small noodles has become a competitive event, attracting chefs from all over the world to show their skills, and also promoting this brand of Chongqing fine food to the whole country and even the world.
The competition court was full of attractive taste. There were salt, soy sauce and vinegar in the tall and short bottles... The special competition was open to star hotels, stores and individuals in the city. The 110 moved the "noodle shop" to the scene.
In the exhibition area on the side of the competition area, the skill of "single-strand noodle" was being performed. A hundred - metre - long noodle was thrown into the air and an arc was drawn. No matter how long it was, it could be broken. It meant a long time. People who stopped to watch it couldn’t help but admire it.
Among the crowd, Nicola, 34, an Italian, stood out. He used to work in a Michelin 3-star restaurant and was a Western-style teacher in a cooking school, but now he is a student because he fell in love with Chongqing small noodles. He said with a smile that the taste of pasta depended on flour, while the taste of small noodles depended on its seasoning.
For this competition, Nicola, who has customized Western food for private banquet, brought home-made oil peppers. After staying in Chongqing for four years, he was full of confidence in his ability to eat spicy food. He said in less standard Mandarin : "我爱吃辣，我爱重庆。" (I love spicy food, I love Chongqing.)
In fact, Nicola was not the only one who loved Chongqing small noodles. Ten international students from Poland, Vietnam, Nepal, Malaysia, South Korea and other countries formed 5 teams, and tried a homemade noodle at the scene. The public thumbed up: "Yummy, you have gained the essence of Chongqing small noodles!"
You can feel Chongqing on the tip of your tongue with the delicate noodles, fresh and fragrant chili peppers and Sichuan peppercorns, sprinkled with scallions sprinkled with scallions. “Hey! Chongqing small noodles” arouses Chongqing people in the morning. A bowl of noodles is a reflection of different things.
Chongqing noodles need more than ten kinds of seasonings. It's very important to have good oil and spicy peppers. With the combination of fresh hot oil and hot pepper noodles, the mouth-watering oil and hot pepper came out, the reputation of a noodle shop was slowly established by this bowl of "soul of small noodles".
Chongqing small noodles has strong influence on employment. At present, there are 64,000 Chongqing small noodles stores with 400,000 employees and an annual output value of nearly 15 billion yuan. There are nearly 200,000 stores in China with 1 million employees and an annual output value of over 40 billion yuan.
Near noon, Nicola took his friends into a street noodle store at the entrance of Ciqikou, and ordered a bowl of authentic “Dried Peas Noodles”. He said that even if he left Chongqing one day, he would take small noodles, which was the best food in his heart, to various cities and countries. (Translated by Luo Juan, Fathom Language Limited)