Ma Yi Shang Shu (“Ants Climbing a Tree”)

Ma Yi Shang Shu (“Ants Climbing a Tree”)

Ma Yi Shang Shu (“Ants Climbing a Tree”)

The name for this Sichuanese dish means "ants climbing a tree" because of the way the ground pork clings to the strands of glass noodles.Ariana Lindquist

The name for this Sichuanese dish means "ants climbing a tree" because of the way the ground pork clings to the strands of glass noodles. See Matt Gross's article Flavors of Sichuan for information on hard-to-find ingredients.