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Good Things to Put in Ramen: How to Create a High Quality Bowl of Ramen

Grilled pork, pan-fried ground pork, a ramen egg or green onions are the perfect toppings to add into ramen. 1. Putting something into your ramen noodles make you happier In 2012, on a cold November evening, I was boiling a pot of water on the simple gas stove alone in my apartment.  It was after work. I sighed and grabbed Kirin Ichiban and some meat as a topping for my instant ramen from the fridge. I looked outside the window and saw that it was getting dark… 2. Meat options are ground pork, pork chashu, chicken chashu, and roast beef 1. Ground pork If you want to thicken your ramen soup, you should pan-fry ground pork with sesame oil. Umami...

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Answered: What's in Ramen Noodles?

Ramen is made of soup, noodles, and toppings. And ramen noodles are made of wheat flour, kansui, and water. 1. Does it sound simple? 10 PM on the day of December when I was 9 years old, I heard the sound of a horn. It was a sign of a ramen food truck in my neighborhood. I asked my dad if we could eat ramen. He was tipsy and feeling happy because of the beer. And said to me "Sure". We brought 2,000 yen and 2 soup bowls to the street...  2. Ramen is the Power Rangers' giant robot Let’s say… Red ranger is the soup, green ranger is the noodles, yellow ranger is chashu, blue ranger is narutomaki, and...

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How to Thicken Ramen Broth: 3 Essential Components in Soup You've Probably Never Heard of

Prepare a tablespoon of starch, a tablespoon of water, and a teaspoon of chicken broth mix. Mix them well in a small bowl. And mix it with your ramen soup. 1. There are other ways to thicken ramen broth In 2001, when I was in high school, I ate my first tonkotsu ramen at a ramen shop next to my cram school.  Since then I have been a big fan of thick ramen soup. Because it tastes really good! 2. Your ramen is Eevee Eevee can evolve into Jolteon, Flareon, Vaporeon etc.. You can thicken your ramen broth in different ways like Evee Here are your Evolution stones... Using toppings in order to use its umami to thicken the broth,...

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How to Improve Ramen: Finally, 3 Easy Ways to Hack Your Ramen

You can improve your ramen by mixing an egg yolk with the ramen soup. Can you believe it? It works really well. Do you want to know why an egg yolk can improve your ramen? Keep reading and you will find out... 1. Your ramen has a lot of potential The kitchen cupboard that my mom used to store different kinds of instant noodles was a treasure trove for me. I used to run some experiments using them after class when I was in elementary school. Thinking back, that is probably the reason why I like to cook and I still love ramen so much... 2. An egg yolk emulsifies your ramen soup Emulsifying means combining two different liquids together,...

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What Is Chashu Ramen: Will You Be Confused When Ordering at A Ramen Shop Again?

Basically, chashu ramen is a bowl of  ramen that has a lot of chashu on it. And chashu is a thinly-sliced piece of braised pork. 1. Chashu ramen is also called chashumen They are the same thing. It depends on the thickness of the chashu, but usually… 2. Chashu ramen has more than five slices of chashu The ramen shop that I used to eat on my route to work is called Ramen Oyama. It was next to Lawson. Chashumen was the most expensive dish there. When I worked hard and felt very tired at the office, I ordered a bowl of chashumen as a reward. Think like this… A regular ramen is Diglett and...  3. Chashu ramen is Dugtrio...

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