Glass Noodle Stir-Fry
Made from the starch of vegetables like mung beans, translucent glass noodles (a.k.a. cellophane noodles) are ubiquitous at pan-Asian restaurants. Hosea Rosenberg gives them extra care, stir-frying them in sesame oil with a generous array of vegetables--snap peas, carrots, zucchini and yellow squash, to name a few--then tossing them with tangy rice vinegar.
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