Ramen (/ˈrɑːmən/) (拉麺, ラーメン, rāmen, IPA: ) is a Japanese dish. It consists of Chinese-style wheat noodles served in a meat or (occasionally) fish-based broth, often flavored with soy sauce or miso, and uses toppings such as sliced pork (叉焼, chāshū), dried seaweed (海苔, nori), menma (麺麻), and green onions (葱, negi).
Rice vermicelli are a thin form of rice noodles. They are sometimes referred to as rice noodles, rice sticks, or bee hoon, but they should not be confused with cellophane noodles which are a different Asian type of vermicelli made from mung bean starch or rice starch rather than rice grains itself.
7 Types of Asian Noodles In Asia, noodles are one of the most versatile foods, found in dishes everywhere from the fare of street vendors to the tables at lavish traditional ceremonies. Noodle dishes, symbolic of happiness, health, friendship, and commitment, are an important staple in Asian cuisines.