Huang Jia makes misua at his shop in Fujian province, eastern China. Photo: Goldthread
Huang Jia makes misua at his shop in Fujian province, eastern China. Photo: Goldthread

Making Fujian misua, China’s longest noodle, is as intense as a workout

  • It is made by stretching dough to over 30 metres, which is why some people consider it the longest noodle in China
  • Often eaten on birthdays as a symbol of longevity, misua is typically cooked in soup and served with shallot oil, scallions and oysters

Huang Jia makes misua at his shop in Fujian province, eastern China. Photo: Goldthread
Huang Jia makes misua at his shop in Fujian province, eastern China. Photo: Goldthread
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