What are longevity noodles, a ‘lucky’ dish eaten during the Lunar New Year?

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The Lunar New Year is here. In China, it’s time for festivities, food, and wishful thinking. In a country that is said to have suffered the “worst COVID-19 outbreak in the world”, who wouldn’t wish for some luck? Well, it can be served on a plate and they call it “longevity noodles”. The “long-life noodles” These noodles, it is believed, ensure a long and prosperous life. Hence the name. They are called yi mein or e-fu noodles, depending on the dish they are served in. These long spongy egg wheat strands are a must-have during the Spring Festival – celebrations...