This unique and entertaining method of making noodles by hand originated in China. The earliest written record of Chinese noodle culture is dated to the Eastern Han period (25–220 CE). The earliest description of the method to make lamian (pulled noodle) is dated to 1504. Today, the popularity of this soft wheat noodle has spread far and wide. See how Chinese hand-pulled noodles are made like The Blake School students did when visiting Shiquan!