The Feeder of wolves fell, worker of evil deeds. The poet chopped Ljot’s leg off, I brought Fridgeir peace. I do not ask reward from the splasher of gold for that. The spears’ din was fun enough, the fight with the pale man. -from “Egil’s Saga”

From Ramen To Rotini: Following The Noodles Of The Silk Road

Popular lore has it that the Italian merchant Marco Polo was responsible for introducing the noodle to China. This legend appeals to Italians, but if you ask the Chinese, they may beg to differ.

via Pocket http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/07/20/203298888/from-ramen-to-rotini-following-the-noodles-of-the-silk-road

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