During the Covid-19 quarantine at the beginning of 2020, there's one thing on the Chinese internet that has aroused hot discussion for a long time.
Yes! Do you know this? Translated as Liuzhou river snails rice noodle, Luosifen is not as simple as other noodles.
The typical flavour of Luosifen is a combination of spicy, umami and sour
But what makes Luosifen excel when compared to other noodles in China and how has it gained so much popularity now? Believe it or not, "the stinky smell".
Since Luosifen was developed into instant noodles, it began to widely spread into the rest of the world. Its easy cooking method and richer ingredients compared to other normal instant noodles, make more and more young people find it very hard to resist.
（It says "you will get addicted to Luosifen after you eat for 3 times" on the packaging.）
Especially during the quarantine time, when everyone has to stay at home and has used up all the cooking creativity, Luosifan has become what people miss most. On the Chinese Internet, it has been searched for 3,200,000 times within 1 week. Many people say they are expecting the parcel of Luosifen instant noodles like they are expecting a parcel of masks.
If you are curious about this noodle flavour, try to type in "螺蛳粉Luosifen" on Taobao or Eleme, you can check out these "magical noodles" by yourself!
How much do Chinese people love eating? Besides all the above, you can also see this "love" in our language. Many things can be expressed with "吃chī" even though it's not related to physical "eating".
Talking about "吃独食chī dúshí", for many Chinese people, this probably is the least favorite thing that they would like to do. That's why you see it's an important tradition in China that people usually share (sometimes even to feed) food with family and friends.
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