Noodles Anytime

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Noodles Anytime

March is National Noodle Month. Here are a few titles for delicious noodle dishes at home whatever your cooking skill level!

Asian Noodles by Maki Watanabe
Discover delicious noodle dishes from Thailand, Vietnam, China, Korea, and Japan! Although some dishes will look familiar, others are lesser known. You'll learn about the various types of noodles and common ingredients used in these dishes. The cookbook features full color photos and step by step instructions.

The Ultimate Pasta and Noodle Cookbook by Serena Cosmo
Over 300 recipes from around the world and 350 types of pastas are in this book! You get easy to follow instructions for making homemade pasta and noodles, including ones for people with dietary restrictions. Full color photos are featured throughout the book. Metric measurement equivalents, history of pastas, glossary, and more are included at the end of the text.

Let's Make Dumplings! by Hugh Amano, illustrated by Sarah Becan
What's awesome about the book: it's a non-fiction graphic novel! The author provides an introduction to dumplings, types of dumplings found in various Asian countries, what equipment you should have in your kitchen, tips on making your own dumplings, and more. A fun and informative cookbook! (Also available by the same duo: Let's Make Ramen!)

Pasta Reinvented by Caroline Bretherton
Discover tasty wheat-free pasta options made with various grains, vegetables, beans, and nuts. You'll get an introduction to the various types of alternative pastas. There's a wide range of soups, salads, bakes, and bowls to enjoy -- with over 80 recipes you can make at home or with store bought pastas. Full color photos accompany the text.

Modern Pasta Sauces by Paula Jones
Finish off your homemade pasta dish with sauce! You'll start with an introduction about how to make your own sauces. There are recipes for oils, creams, vegan, pesto, and more. Full color photos throughout the book. Measurement conversions follow the text.