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Why can you cold water bath noodles, but not vermicelli?

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I don't speak any Chinese, but I stumbled this question on Quora. At 2:24, Hong Kong Chef Paul Wong says you can cold water bath noodles, but not vermicelli. Why?

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Zerotime‭ wrote about 2 years ago

What exactly do you mean with a cold water bath? You can cook any traditional pasta in cold water. Do you mean the part after cooking, for example by rinsing pasta with cold water? If yes, that's not recommended for any kind of pasta. Please clarify that and I'll add an answer :)

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