That Noodle Life: Soulful, Savory, Spicy, Slurpy (Hardcover)

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Oh, noodles! You’re so much fun. You’re so beloved! All your magical shapes, flavors, and textures. But no one obsesses over you quite like Mike Le and Stephanie Le, the-husband-and-wife team who are superstars in the food blog world. Their humbly named iamafoodblog boasts 186,000 followers on Instagram and receives 500,000 page views each month—and in it they profess their undying love for noodles in the most delicious, clever, and visually striking ways.

That Noodle Life is their 75-recipe celebration of the myriad pleasures of noodles. And let’s just say it goes way beyond spaghetti and ramen. Inspired by the noodle- and macaroni-crazed cuisines of Asia, Italy, and the global melting pot, they dish up high-impact, soulful, slurpable flavor with minimal fuss. Gorgeous full-color photographs of every dish enhance the lively and sophisticated spreads. Dig into comfort noodles: Really Savory Sunday Sauce with Tagliatelle and French Onion Mac and Cheese. Quick weeknight noodles: Flash-Fried Ribeye with Crispy Chow Mein and Stay in Tonight Sesame Chili Oil Noodles—faster than takeout and far better. Sexy Date Night Noodles: Double Lobster Chitarra, Miso Clam Linguine, Bone Marrow and Beef Brisket Pho. And how to upgrade instant noodles to make them shine, recipes for making noodles from scratch, notes on essential ingredients, and noodle etiquette, including how to use a ramen vending machine in Japan. Plus, who wouldn’t want to participate in the Lasagna Bracket Competition?
Stephanie and Mike Le are the creators of the two-time Saveur-award-winning i am a food blog, which currently boasts 500,000 page views each month and 22 million page views since its inception in 2012. The writer-photographer team have 160,000 Instagram followers, contribute regularly to Conde Nast Traveler, Refinery29, Food52, and Shape, among others, and have been covered by PBS, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post, Serious Eats, The Kitchn, Brit + Co, Eater, Buzzfeed, and more. They live in Vancouver, BC.
Product Details ISBN: 9781523505326
ISBN-10: 152350532X
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company
Publication Date: April 12th, 2022
Pages: 272
Language: English
“A lot of expletives went through my head when looking through this book because I wanted all of these noodles so badly!! Honestly I could cry over how good all of these recipes look. As if we needed any more reason to love noodles, Steph and Mike have given the people what they want and then some. That Noodle Life is filled with tips, inspired recipes, and the most delicious nood pics I've ever seen.” —Molly Yeh, Food Network host and cookbook author  

"Endlessly enthusiastic but also friendly and fun-that's what's awesome about Steph and Mike's food philosophy, and this book is yet another exciting triumph." —Mandy Lee, creator of Lady and Pups and author of The Art of Escapism Cooking

"Noodles are heavenly. They're happiness in food form. And Steph and Mike have created the ultimate guide to noodle nirvana. This incredible book is an inspiration and will help empower home cooks on their journey toward embodying That Noodle Life." —Dennis Prescott