Simple homemade fresh noodles made from whole wheat flour. The two most common types of Chinese wheat noodles are lo mein and chow mein. Both are made from wheat flour and egg, and they're cylindrically shaped, like spaghetti, but a bit thicker. Homemade egg-less wheat noodles made from scratch. These Chinese homemade noodles are suitable for soups as well as stir-fried or boiled with toppings added to them. They are springy in texture and easy to prepare.