Chinese food – rice noodles

In the other blog four typical of Chinese food, it introduced a bit of Chinese food, and I know, you would not be pleased with only read words and look at pictures, so I will introduce two types of rice noodles that you can eat within Cardiff area.

In china, there are also thousands of different way to cook rice noodles,  I would like to introduce two famous types rice noodles and recommend the restaurant in Cardiff and also give the easiest homemade noodle recipe.

The old proverb state: “Rice is the main food for people in the south part of china and flour food for north part”. Because of the environment conditions farmers plants more rice crop in south part of china and plants more wheat crop in north part of china. Noodles usually made from rice in the South of China, noodles usually made from flour in the North of China.

Rice noodles

The most popular rice noodles in china are Guizhou rice noodles, The common rice noodles people often buy is this types of rice noodles.

The other popular rice noodles type is Hor Fun, which is as regular dishes in Cantonese. It is a bit thin than Guizhou rice noodles, and a bit wider.

Popular rice noodles dishes:

Chinese food – Luosi rice noodles


Chinese food – Fried Ho Fun with beef


Homemade Fried beef Hor Fun recipe:


  1. Beef slices 300g
  2. Hor Fun 500g
  3. Spring onion as much as you like
  4. Beansprouts as much as you like
  5. Cooking wine 1 teaspoon
  6. Soy sauce 2 teaspoon
  7. Oyster sauce 1 teaspoon
  8. Salt as much as you like


  1. Heat up cooking oil in a pan, when oil became of hot add beef slices and stir fry until beef’s color changes to lighter brown.
  2. Put cooked beef to a plate and pour cooking oil again.
  3. After oil hot, add Hor Fun and beansprouts and spring onion, stir fry about 10 minutes, add cooking wine, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and salt.
  4. Add beef, stir fry about 5 minutes.
  5. Serve it.

Recommend restaurant in Cardiff

Chinese food – King prawn rice noodles (£6.8)


It is a nice small start- up Chinese restaurant which has tasty food and fair price, there is also hor fun which I did not try last time, but the restaurant offers authentic rice noodles, highly recommend.

Restaurant name: Happy lok Diner

address: 53 Crwys Road, Cardiff, CF2 4ND.

place you can buy rice noodles:

Store name: Yongjia superstore

Address: Castle Ln, Cardiff, CF24 3BJ

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Luosi rice noodles (instant rice noodles with Ingredients)

It is a bit expensive than I expected (£5 per pack) but it is good.

This is the finished version of that pack: